Space Day Atlanta in the Atlanta University Center -- HFF World Space Week

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Space Day Atlanta in the Atlanta University Center -- HFF World Space Week

Hands-on STEM / STEAM demonstrations, exhibits, talks, and experiences focused on Space, Sustainability, and STEM Engagement!

When and where

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Location

Robert W. Woodruff Library 111 James P Brawley Drive Southwest Atlanta, GA 30314

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About this event

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Experience fun, music, exhibits and demonstrations that focuses on Space, Sustainability, STEM Engagement and More! We will feature a Guest Speaker and many different activities.

Register with this link:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/space-day-atlanta-in-the-atlanta-university-center-hff-world-space-week-tickets-410852630277

Space Day Atlanta in the Atlanta University Center -- HFF World Space Week image
Space Day Atlanta in the Atlanta University Center -- HFF World Space Week image

Our special guest who will be joining us virtually is Astronaut Dr. Yvonne Cagle is a NASA Astronaut and Family Physician.

In 2008 , Dr. Cagle retired as a Colonel in the USAF where she served as a Senior Flight Surgeon prior to her selection to the NASA Astronaut Corp in 1996. In 2005, Dr. Cagle was assigned to the NASA/ARC as the lead ARC Astronaut Science Liaison and Strategic Relationships Manager for Google and other Silicon Valley Programmatic Partnerships. Dr. Cagle was the advisor for the Commercial Reusable Suborbital Research Program (CRuSR). Previously, Dr. Cagle served on faculty as the NASA liaison and VP for space exploration technologies with Singularity University based in Silicon Valley California.

Dr. Cagle was a Brussels TEDx Speaker for 2012 and San Francisco for 2018. Dr. Cagle earned a PhD for her accumulative work in Health and Human Science. Historically holding adjunct professorships with Stanford University, UC Davis, and UTMB, Galveston, Dr. Cagle currently, in collaboration with NASA, was a Visiting Professor at Fordham University investigating mitigating neurocognitive countermeasures to optimize long duration space crew behavioral health and performance. Currently, Dr. Cagle is advising on deep space neurobehavioral research and polar analog simulations, as well as the brain's adaptation during long duration space exploration for NASA’s expeditionary missions including Moon and Mars.

Dr. Cagle is a 2020 World Expo speaker with a personal exhibit honoring her in the US Pavilion. She was also the opening day panelist and exhibitor at Comic-Con 2022.

NASA Media Release Forms

We are kindly requesting participants of Space Day Atlanta in the AUC to print out, complete (with signature), and bring the following media consent forms with them on October 8, 2021. This will allow the sponsors of the event to share images / videos taken of you while engaging in activities with NASA. A NASA Media Release form must be completed for each individual participant (adults and minors). Attached are 2 versions of each of form (regular and field fillable):

NASA Adult Media Release Form

https://www.dropbox.com/s/3bpewf9x1uf67h0/NASA_Adult_Media_Release_Form%20%28fillable%20form%29.pdf?dl=0

https://www.dropbox.com/s/ag4vl32t5r0d1m7/NASA_Adult_Media_Release_Form.pdf?dl=0

NASA Media Release for Parent and Minor

https://www.dropbox.com/s/bnqqnizn3595p1r/NASA_Media_Release_Parent_and_Minor%20%28e-fillable%20form%29.pdf?dl=0

https://www.dropbox.com/s/nd8ezgi5jgl0zrw/NASA_Media_Release_Parent_and_Minor.pdf?dl=0

When you arrive at the event, please first visit the registration table to turn in your release forms, and receive a wristband to help identify you in images/video. Kids will also receive a NASA gift bag with some goodies! If you share your photos and video to social media, be sure to tag us so we can see as well!

#SpaceDayAtl22

See you there!

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As part of Space Week hosted here in Atlanta our STEM to ESTEEM Knowledge Portal gives both newcomers and experienced participants learning products, Training Programs, Outreach Activities and more!

For more information visit these websites:

https://hinesfamilyfoundation.org/stemtoesteem/

https://www.worldspaceweek.org/events/event-update/?eventID=52814

Space Day Atlanta in the Atlanta University Center -- HFF World Space Week image