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Astronaut Chris Hadfield in conversation with Professor Lucie Green

Ahead of the release of his debut thriller novel 'The Apollo Murders', astronaut Chris Hadfield joins Professor Lucie Green by live video link to discuss his life and career in spaceflight. 

At this event, hosted on-stage by Professor Lucie Green, Chris Hadfield will join us via live video link projected on to our IMAX screen, for an in-depth conversation about his experiences from becoming the top graduate of the US test pilot school in 1988 to multiple spaceflights and becoming one of the world’s most recognised science communicators.

The event will also include an extensive audience Q&A, with plenty of opportunity to put your own questions to Colonel Hadfield. 

  • Limited signed copies of 'The Apollo Murders' are available to purchase online and include a free ticket to the event. Please select the “Adult + Book” ticket option to purchase a copy. Please note that books must be collected from the Science Museum at the event. 
  • Additional unsigned books will be available to purchase at the event for £20. 

About Chris Hadfield

There are few astronauts living today better known, or more experienced, than Chris Hadfield, who has flown three space missions, building two space stations, performing two spacewalks, crewing the Shuttle and Soyuz and commanding the International Space Station. 

His version of David Bowie’s Space Oddity has been seen by hundreds of millions and his TED talk on fear has been watched 11 million times. The author of three international bestselling books, his debut novel 'The Apollo Murders', is published in October by Quercus Books. 

About Professor Lucie Green

Professor Lucie Green is a Professor of Physics based at the Mullard Space Science Laboratory, UCL’s Department of Space and Climate Physics and studies activity in the atmosphere of our nearest star, the Sun. She has contributed to numerous BBC programmes such as The Sky at Night and Stargazing Live, and is the author of 15 Million Degrees: A Journey to the Centre of the Sun. 



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