WHAT: Dr. Kjell Lindgren, who earned a master’s degree in cardiovascular physiology from Colorado State University, will return to campus to share his experiences as a NASA astronaut on the International Space Station.
Lindgren was a crewmate of astronaut Scott Kelly, who just completed a yearlong mission in space and, with his twin brother here on Earth, is part of NASA’s famous “Twins Study.”
WHO: Kjell Lindgren, NASA astronaut, flight surgeon, CSU alumnus
Susan Bailey, professor, Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, principal investigator in NASA’s Twins Study
Graduate students, researchers in Bailey’s lab
WHEN: Monday, March 21
3 to 4 p.m. for interviews, b-roll in lab and a short walk on the CSU campus
Reporters should arrive at 2:30 p.m. for set up
WHERE: Molecular and Radiological Biosciences, Room 437
1358 Center Ave. (Intersection of Lake St. and Center Ave.)
Parking is available in the garage located on Center Ave. between W. Lake Street and W. Prospect Road
RSVP to Mary Guiden: firstname.lastname@example.org or 970-491-6892
* Media are also welcome to attend and cover Lindgren’s keynote address, "Six Months on the International Space Station," on the CSU campus, 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, Lory Student Center Theatre. This talk is free and open to the public. Registration is encouraged.