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Book Signing with Randall Munroe
Meet Randall Munroe, creator of popular webcomic xkcd and author of the new book, “Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words” on Dec. 7 at Space Center Houston. The book is a collection of diagrams inspired by Randall’s “Up Goer Five” comic, an annotated blueprint of the Saturn V rocket with all the parts described using only the thousand most common English words. The event is free with the price of your admission to the Space Center for the first 250 people who sign up, so don’t miss out.
The first 250 people to RSVP here will receive vouchers for entry to a presentation in Blast-Off! Theater and the opportunity to purchase an autographed copy of the book.
Event check-in will begin at 10:00 a.m. Attendees who have RSVP'd should arrive no later than 10:45 a.m. to check-in and receive vouchers. Late arrivals will not be admitted into Blast-Off! Theater. The presentation will begin at 11 a.m., followed by an autograph session at 12 p.m.
Purchase admission to the center.
For more information about this event, visit: http://spacecenter.org/education-programs/special-events/
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Space Center Houston
The Manned Space Flight Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit space museum with an extensive science education program. The cornerstone of its science education mission is Space Center Houston, which USA Today called “The Big Draw” in the greater Houston area with more than 800,000 visitors annually and a $45 million economic impact on the greater Houston area. Space Center Houston is Houston’s first and only Smithsonian Affiliate and the official visitor center of NASA Johnson Space Center. The center draws more than 100,000 teachers and students annually from around the world. For more information, go to www.spacecenter.org.