CORVALLIS, Ore. – NASA astronaut Greg Chamitoff will relive his spaceflight experience during a multimedia presentation that is free and open to the public on Thursday, May 17, at Oregon State University.
The event begins at 6 p.m. at Reser Auditorium in the Linus Pauling Science Center, located at the corner of S.W. 30th Street and S.W. Campus Way on the OSU campus.
During the presentation, Chamitoff will share a video of his most recent mission aboard space shuttle Endeavor. A brief question-and-answer session will follow.
Selected by NASA as an astronaut in 1998, Chamitoff worked in various positions within the
Astronaut Office until he was assigned to his first spaceflight mission. In 2008, Chamitoff served as the flight engineer and science officer for a long duration mission aboard the International Space Station during Expeditions 17 and 18.
In 2011, Chamitoff served as a mission specialist on the last flight of space shuttle Endeavour, STS-134. During this mission, Chamitoff performed operations with the shuttle and station robotic arms, including the installation of the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS). He also performed two spacewalks, the last of which marked the completion of the ISS assembly and was the final spacewalk of the Space Shuttle Program by a space shuttle crew member.
Chamitoff has logged more than 198 days in space.