2016-03-15

SpaceTalks featuring Loretta Whitesides!

spacetalks_lorettaGet your chapters together, it’s time for the latest installment of #SpaceTalks! Join Loretta Whitesides during the live Google+ on air hangout March 15 at 5:30 PT!

About the speaker:

Loretta has over five hours of weightless time in a 727 aircraft as a Flight Director for Zero-G Corporation. She and her husband George T. Whitesides are also Founder Astronauts slated to be among the first to take sub-orbital spaceflights on Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo. They are also the Co-Creators of Yuri’s Night, The World Space Party and if you haven’t hosted one, you should this April! She has also hosted the L.A. party under the Space Shuttle Endeavour for the past three years.

Trained as an astrobiologist at Stanford and Caltech, Loretta has been to Haughton Crater in the Canadian Arctic to study plant life in extreme environments and to the hydrothermal vents at the bottom of the ocean with “Titanic” director James Cameron to film a 3D IMAX documentary, “Aliens of the Deep”.  Loretta is working on her book on the impact of human space exploration on societal evolution and her passion is training the next generation of space leaders to be the change they want to see in the world

#SpaceTalks is a Google Hangout On Air Series that brings you face to face with leaders in space. The first 30 minutes in the hangout are reserved for a presentation from the speaker. The remaining 30 minutes is a Q&A session with the audience. YOU can have your questions answered live from a space industry leader!

Submit your questions before or during the event using #Spacetalks or tagging @SEDSUSA on Twitter!

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