18:00 PM

Three former astronauts discuss the future of space exploration

Senator and former astronaut John Glenn is one of three NASA astronauts who will present “The Future of Human Space Exploration: A Panel Discussion with Luminary NASA Astronauts,” at 2 p.m. on Sunday (11/21) at COSI, 333 W Broad St.

The event celebrates the achievements of NASA’s manned space program and explores the future of space exploration. Featured speakers are Senator John Glenn (Mercury-6/STS-95), John M. Grunsfeld (STS 67/81/103/109/125), and the Honorable Harrison H. Schmitt (Apollo 17) - astronauts whose collective careers have spanned the Mercury, Apollo and Space Shuttle Programs.

This panel discussion is the fourth in the annual R. Jack and Forest Lynn Biard Lectureship in Cosmology and Astrophysics presented by The Ohio State University Center for Cosmology and AstroParticle Physics (CCAPP).

The event is free, however reservations are required at http://nasapanel.eventbrite.com/ or (614) 228-2674. Lecture attendees may also attend a free viewing of the giant screen film “The Dream is Alive” at 1 or 5 p.m. SEE: http://ccapp.osu.edu/biardlecture.html#biard2010

WHAT:Annual Biard Lecture features panel of former astronauts discussing the future of space exploration.

WHEN: 2 p.m. on Sunday (11/21)

WHERE:Center of Science and Industry (COSI), 333. W. Broad St.