UNC alumna and NASA Astronaut Zena Cardman returns to Carolina to share her journey from conducting research as an undergraduate and graduate student to training for future space missions. Selected by NASA to join the 2017 Astronaut Candidate Class, Cardman graduated from UNC in 2010 with a B.S. in biology, honors in poetry, and minors in marine science, creative writing, and chemistry. She completed her master’s degree in marine science at UNC in 2014.
Cardman will be joined by NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine and other special guests.
Event is free and open to the public. Tickets available beginning Friday, October 11, 2019 at the Memorial Hall Box Office and the Carolina Performing Arts website.