Space Travel with Alabama’s Own Astronaut: Dr. Larry DeLucas
Pelham Public Library presents Alabama’s own astronaut, Dr. Larry DeLucas. Abiochemist at UAB, Dr. DeLucas flew as a payload specialist on SpaceShuttle for STS-50,the U.S. Microgravity Laboratory-1 (USML-1) Spacelab mission. Over two weeks,the crew conducted a wide variety of experiments relating to materialsprocessing and fluid physics. Afterwards, he served as NASA Chief Scientist forthe International Space Station. He will talk about his experiments, how theyturned out, and his experience as an astronaut. Don’t miss this uniqueexperience to learn firsthand about space travel. This event is free, butseating is limited, please call the library at 620-6418 to reserve a seat.