Blast into the stratosphere with astronaut and best-selling author Mike Massimino. Ever wonder what it would be like to travel 17,500 mph? How would it feel to spacewalk and see Earth 350 miles below? Find out as Astro Mike takes us on a wild ride through outer space, microgravity, astronaut dining, and the future of space travel!
Mike Massimino shot into orbit on two NASA shuttle missions on which he spent over 30 hours spacewalking, did repairs on the Hubble Space Telescope, and became the first human to tweet from space. Now a professor of mechanical engineering at Columbia University and a public advocate for space exploration and education, he hosts the Science Channel series The Planets, has a recurring role as himself on The Big Bang Theory, and regularly appears on StarTalk, CNN, and NOVA. “Spaceman: An Astronaut’s Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe” is his first book.
“Every generation of astronauts needs a storyteller—a person with wit, humor, and passion who has lived our collective dreams of space exploration and returned to tell us all about it. Mike Massimino is that person. He’s that astronaut.”—Neil deGrasse Tyson
Before & After
–Prepare for launch with cosmic cocktails at our Space Station bar
–Sway to starry-eyed tunes
–Take our NASA-inspired quiz for a chance to win out-of-this-world prizes
–Stick around for the Q&A and snag a signed copy of Mike Massimino’s awe-inspiring book, Spaceman
Get $15 tickets for Mike Massimino here with code SECRET15 and enter the code at checkout. You can also use the code at the Symphony Space box office (call 212.864.5400 or visit in person).
This special edition of Secret Science Club North meets Monday, October 23, 8PM @ Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway @ 95th St in Manhattan. Subway: 1, 2, or 3 to 96th Street. Doors open at 7:30pm. This is an all-ages event.