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October 2011 – Space Science Week Visitor

The NASA Astronaut, Lieutenant Colonel Robert S. Kimbrough visited Dunsink Observatory on Thursday 6th October. He gave a talk on his recent mission on the STS-126 Endeavour and there was a Q&A session on his life as an Astronaut.

Colonel Kimbrough is based at Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas. He completed his first spaceflight in 2008 on the STS-126 Endeavour, logging a total of almost 16 days in space and 12 hours and 52 minutes of Extravehicular Activity (EVA) in two spacewalks.



Cecil Keaveney (Registrar), Col. Robert S. Kimbrough, Prof. Luke Drury (Astronomy & Astrophysics Section, School of Cosmic Physics).