Katie Mack @AstroKatie (a.k.a. Dr Katherine J Mack) astrophysicist/cosmologist, occasional freelance science writer, connoisseur of cosmic catastrophes Aug. 30, 2019 1 min read

It was an honor to give the keynote talk at the live Space Station downlink event this morning! We had something like 1500 people -- mostly students from @NCSSM, @NCState, and other local schools! More on the event here:  https://www.ncsu.edu/think-and-do/live-from-the-international-space-station/ 

If you want to hear more about what kind of science is being done on the ISS, check out this interview I did with @wunc's @state_of_things yesterday:  https://www.wunc.org/post/what-s-happening-international-space-station 

For EVEN🚀 MORE🚀 SPACE🚀, watch this fun video featuring me and Dr Laura Bottomley answering some of the internet's most-asked space questions:  https://news.ncsu.edu/2019/08/what-does-the-universe-look-like/ 

Here’s the video of this morning’s event:  https://vimeo.com/356928821  Featuring me giving a keynote talk followed by a Q&A with @NCSSM & @NCState alumna @Astro_Christina WHILE SHE IS FLOATING IN SPACE 👩‍🚀 (& a bonus panel afterward where we on Earth try to answer more space questions)

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