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The BW/Berea Connection to NASA and Space Exploration

This lecture is part of the Ritter Library “Our Place in Space: The Ongoing Adventures of Humanity Among the Stars” Lecture Series.

Presented by BW professor and historian Kieth Peppers and BW alumna Brandy Arnold.

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Space is infinite, and so are its mysteries. But there is a place where curiosity is based, real men and women ply their craft, and the work of exploring the stars occurs. This presentation will explore how Berea and specific individuals had a meaningful impact on our exploration and understanding of the vast and unfathomable cosmos.

Event is free and open to the public.
Registration required.
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About "Our Place in Space"

The Earth is infinitesimal in the vastness of the cosmos: one planet amidst the unfathomable dimensions of the universe. This year’s Ritter Library series explores the progress we’ve made in understanding our cosmic neighborhood.

  • The first steps taken to reach the stars
  • Human firsts in space exploration
  • Robotics and their role
  • The current state of space exploration
  • Future aspirations

Join us as we explore Our Place in Space.