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What’s an Astronaut ?

As space becomes ever more accessible one question is being asked more and more – How do you define who is an astronaut?

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What’s an Astronaut ?

Time & Location

Nov 10, 2021, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Online

About the Event

As time has passed the term has been applied to space tourists, astronaut candidates, and even people who have completed astronaut themed training camps. But where do we draw the line? Does it matter or are “astronaut purists” just being pedantic?

We’ll discuss this topic with the Space Experts, Dr Niall Smith and Frances McCarthy from MTU Blackrock Castle Observatory

Full details at https://www.bco.ie/events/creating-our-future-what-makes-an-astronaut/