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Meet Astronaut Franklin Chang Diaz

Join us at the Evelyn Meador Library on June 29th, from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, for an afternoon with Astronaut and Author Franklin Chang Diaz. Dr.

Chang Diaz is Chairman and CEO of Ad Astra Rocket Company, which he founded in 2005 after a 25-year career as a NASA Astronaut. He is a veteran of seven space missions and he has logged over 1,600 hours in space, including 19 hours in three space walks. He holds a PhD in applied plasma physics from MIT and he is Adjunct Professor of Physics at Rice University and University of Houston.
He will discuss the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing, what's next in Space, current projects with his company, and sign copies of his books.

Program is free and open to all.

Captain Zark's Intergalactic Space Show

Captain Zark will be here Wednesday, June 19 at 3pm to take us on an Intergalactic Space Adventure! Enjoy his galactic jokes, out of this world magic, and even a visit from an alien! You don't need a ticket-just come on in to the Children's Area...This program is recommended for ages 4 and up.

Don't forget you will earn 5 points toward your reading goal for the summer just for attending this program. Reading or listening to a book earns 10 points and once you reach 100, you will earn a book! Sign up and find out how all ages can participate at http://www.hcpl.net

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