Physics & Astronomy Department

Physics & Astronomy Department

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Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

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 October Sky - Summer Spaceflight Film Series - Ho Tung Vis Lab

In a 1950's mining town called Coalwood, Homer Hickam is a kid with only one future in sight, to work in the local coal mine like his father. However in...

June 28, 2019 7pm
The Right Stuff - Summer Spaceflight Film Series - Ho Tung Vis Lab

Tom Wolfe's book on the history of the U.S. Space program reads like a novel, and the film has that same fictional quality. It covers the breaking of the...

June 29, 2019 7pm
Hidden Figures - Summer Spaceflight Film Series - Ho Tung Vis Lab

As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served...

July 5, 2019 7pm
Earthrise - Summer Spaceflight Film Series - Ho Tung Vis Lab

Earthrise tells the story of the first image captured of the Earth from space in 1968. Told solely by the Apollo 8 astronauts, the film recounts their...

July 6, 2019 7pm
The Dish - Summer Spaceflight Film Series - Ho Tung Vis Lab

In the days before the July 19, 1969 space mission that marked humankind's first steps on the moon, NASA was working with a group of Australian technicians...

July 12, 2019 7pm

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