Monday, April 13, 2009

Yuri's Night/Google Lunar X PRIZE talk

Viewpoint: The future of the space race - Michigan Daily

University of Michigan College of Engineering Calendar for April 14, 2009:

A Yuri's Night Celebration: Orphans of Apollo Documentary and X-PRIZE Talk

Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS) is hosting a showing of Orphans of Apollo as part of Yuri's Night, a worldwide event commemorating Yuri Gagarin's first flight into space in 1961.

Orphans of Apollo is a documentary telling the story of MirCorp, the first private human spaceflight venture started by a small group of wealthy, dedicated, and visionary entrepreneurs. The documentary will be followed by a reception and a talk by former Google Lunar X PRIZE employee Pierre-Damien Vaujour.

Location: Rackham Amphitheatre
Date: Tue, Apr 14, 2009 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Contact: Greg Wagner
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