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Astronaut Central - Space Stories

Please mark your calendars for Saturday, Oct. 25, and join us at Club headquarters in New York for a special all-day Space Stories program focusing on the history of human spaceflight. This year's venue will feature astronauts and engineers from a number of different manned missions using the Cold War as a backdrop.

Among confirmed story-tellers are Gen. Charles Duke FN'92, Apollo 16 moonwalker; Richard Garriott MN'98 and Greg Olsen MN'07, both of whom flew aboard Soyuz to ISS; Walter Cunningham, Apollo 7 Lunar Module pilot; Cady Coleman, who performed a live flute duet with Ian Anderson aboard ISS (and who will be introduced by Anderson); Brian Binnie MED'06, who piloted SpaceShipOne to win the Ansari X Prize in 2004; and NASA Senior Photographer Bill Ingalls.

In addition, a live HAM radio contact with the ISS will be made from the Club station K2XP.

Space Stories will be streamed live throughout the day. Please visit our Live Stream page starting at 9:30 am on Saturday morning to hear tales from the history of human spaceflight.

8:45 a.m. Breakfast reception
9:30 a.m. Apollo 7's Walt Cunningham
10:30 a.m. SpaceShipOne's Brian Binnie
11:30 a.m. Soyuz's Greg Olsen
12:30 p.m. Lunch and HAM radio contact to the ISS
1:30 p.m. Space Shuttle's Cady Coleman (introduced by Ian Anderson)
2:30 p.m. NASA photographer Bill Ingalls
3:30 p.m. Soyuz's Richard Garriott
4:30 p.m. Apollo 16's Charles Duke (moonwalker)
5:30 p.m. Wrap-up reception

Date: 10/25/2014

Location: NYC Headquarters, 46 E 70th Street, New York, NY, 10021

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Photos courtesy of NASA

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