University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Ron Garan Cancelled

This author has cancelled their attendance with the Festival.

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Scheduled events:
Mind Over Matter: Exploring Inner & Outer Space
Spanning the breadth of the human experience, these authors will discuss mankind's exploration of the boundaries of human exploration and endurance as well as the grit needed to push through adversity. Come and be inspired by real-life stories of life's challenges that become the building blocks of later success and why anything is possible.

Science City - Main Stage (Seats 195)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 10, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Science / Medicine / Technology
Signing area: Signing Area - Flandrau BookStore (Science City) (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Authors: Leland Melvin, Mark Nelson, Jennifer Swanson
Moderator: Ron Garan Cancelled

"The Orbital Perspective - Lessons in Seeing the Big Picture from a Journey of 71 Million Miles"
Science / Medicine / Technology
January 2015
ISBN 9781626562462
Hardcover, 208 pages
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

A decorated fighter pilot, astronaut, aquanaut and entrepreneur shares his experiences living on the International Space Station and working side-by-side with the Russians and shows how to apply what he learned, from embracing new processes and partnerships to creating a better world. More/less

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Tucson Medical Center

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