To Space and Back: Stories from Italians Exploring the Universe

Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
The Athenaeum of Philadelphia, 219 S 6th Street (Washington Square)
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States

As part of "2019 Ciao Philadelphia”, PI-Philly, the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia, the Italian Embassy in Washington, D.C., and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation are pleased to present an event dedicated to space and human exploration of the universe.

Italian leading experts from NASA and ESA will discuss the Italian and international contributions to space exploration, the most recent scientific and technological discoveries, the human experience in space, and the economic prospects of the new space economy.

What: TO SPACE and BACK, Stories from Italians Exploring the Universe

Gen. Roberto Vittori, Space Attaché and ESA Astronaut

Prof. Veronica Bindi, NASA and University of Hawaii

Dr. Giuseppe Cataldo, Lead Systems Engineer, NASA

Science and Technology