Cambridge to Cosmos: Lessons learned from the first two years of astronaut training
A talk in the ‘Inspirational Engineers Seminar Series’ by Dr Jenni Sidey-Gibbons
To be held at Lecture Theatre 0, Baker Building, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, at 2.15pm on Tuesday 21 January 2020.
Dr Sidey-Gibbons got her PhD at the Department of Engineering in 2015, and was appointed Lecturer in Internal Combustion Engines in 2016. Since July 2017 Dr Sidey-Gibbons has taken part in the Astronaut Training Programme at the Johnson Space Center in Texas as a member of the 2017 National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) astronaut class.
The programme includes scientific and technical briefings, intensive instruction in International Space Station (ISS) systems, simulated extravehicular activities (EVAs, or spacewalks), robotics, physiological training, flight training, Russian language courses, and sea and wilderness survival training.
Further information and booking can be found here.