NASA Astronaut Mike Foale is coming to Milton Keynes this month

British-born NASA Astronaut Mike Foale visits Milton Keynes on Saturday 24th June for a special event on the 20th anniversary of the Mir Space Station collision.

Friday, 16th June 2017, 10:40 am
Updated Wednesday, 21st June 2017, 3:21 pm
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Mike Foale flew in space on six Space Shuttle missions including extended stays aboard the Russian Mir Space Station and taking command of the International Space Station.

He performed a spacewalk to fix the Hubble Space Telescope making him the first British citizen to walk in space.

Mike Foale was resident on Mir at the time when a spacecraft collided with the station, puncturing the hull, damaging the solar arrays and putting the station in a life threatening spin. It was his calculations that rescued both the Space Station and its crew.

Meet and greet with Mike, hear about his career in NASA and as a record-holding astronaut during a live lecture presentation, participate in an audience Q&A and witness a live on-stage interview with Mike regarding his new book and upcoming Hollywood movie about his astronaut career.... and leave with both a photograph and autograph to preserve the memories.

Pic: Credit: @NAS_Astronauts via Twitter