Lifelong Scholar Society Presents All about Human Spaceflight Feb. 12

MELBOURNE, FLA.—Join Jason Kring as he explains how spaceflight is fraught with danger Feb. 12 at 6 p.m. His lecture is the third in the spring line up of the Florida Institute of Technology Lifelong Scholar Society lecture series. Kring will examine the dangers of human spaceflight from the physical effects of microgravity and radiation exposure, to the psychological challenges of prolonged isolation and confinement.

The lecture will be held at the Harris Community Auditorium, next to the Foosaner Art Museum in downtown Eau Gallie.

Kring is currently an assistant professor in Embry Riddle’s Daytona College of Arts and Sciences, in the Human Factors and Systems Department. He received a doctoral degree from the University of Central Florida, and has written for several publications on human factors.

Tickets for each lecture are $20; members tickets are $10. The Lifelong Scholar Society offers a yearly membership for $35, which includes half-priced tickets to lectures, three dinners at Panther Dining, and a custom name tag. Tickets include a slice of freshly baked pie from Joan’s Perfect Pies located in downtown Eau Gallie at each lecture; refreshments will be served during the 30-minute Q & A discussion segment.

Call (321) 674-8382 or email for more information or to register.

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