Upcoming Events » NASA Astronaut Christopher J. Cassidy Appearance

April 4, 2014 9:00 am
April 4, 2014 10:00 am
Free and Open to the Public
MLowell Campus Lower Cafeteria
33 Kearney Square
Lowell, MA
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Colleen Cox

Middlesex Community College, in collaboration with Lowell Public Schools and UMass Lowell, will host NASA Astronaut Christopher J. Cassidy in a special event from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday, April 4, in the Lowell Campus Lower Cafeteria, 33 Kearny Square. This event is free and open to the public.

Cassidy is a NASA Astronaut and Navy SEAL. Cassidy achieved the rank of Commander in the Navy. His naval experience includes four six-month deployments – two to the Mediterranean and two to Afghanistan, including a deployment two weeks after September 11, where he served as Ground Assault Force Commander for international and U.S.-only combat missions.

During his NASA career, Cassidy served on space shuttle and International Space Station missions. He completed six spacewalks – totaling 31 hours, 14 minutes – and accumulated 182 days in space.

For more information about Cassidy’s career, visit www.jsc.nasa.gov/bios/htmlbios/cassidy-cj.html.

For more information about Cassidy’s visit to Middlesex, contact Colleen Cox at coxc@middlesex.mass.edu or call 978-656-3284.

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