BEGIN:VCALENDAR PRODID:-//Microsoft Corporation//Outlook 16.0 MIMEDIR//EN VERSION:2.0 METHOD:PUBLISH X-MS-OLK-FORCEINSPECTOROPEN:TRUE BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:Eastern Standard Time BEGIN:STANDARD DTSTART:16011104T020000 RRULE:FREQ=YEARLY;BYDAY=1SU;BYMONTH=11 TZOFFSETFROM:-0400 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 END:STANDARD BEGIN:DAYLIGHT DTSTART:16010311T020000 RRULE:FREQ=YEARLY;BYDAY=2SU;BYMONTH=3 TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0400 END:DAYLIGHT END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT CLASS:PUBLIC CREATED:20231120T191359Z DESCRIPTION:THIS COLLOQUIUM IS IN KOSSIAKOFF CENTER AUDITORIUM\n \nJHU/APL Colloquium - www.jhuapl.edu/colloquium \n \nTOPIC: Human Spaceflight: A mission to ISS by a former APLer\n \nS PEAKER: Christina Koch\, NASA Astronaut\n \nPlease join us for this prese ntation by NASA Astronaut Christina Koch\, who was recently selected as on e of 18 astronauts to form the Artemis Team. She will be discussing her e xperiences as an astronaut on board the International Space Station for ex peditions 59\, 60\, and 61. While on the ISS\, in addition to contributin g to hundreds of experiments in biology\, Earth science\, human research\, physical science\, and technology development\, she set the record for th e longest single spaceflight by a woman and conducted six spacewalks\, inc luding the first three all-women spacewalks.\n \nChristina Hammock Koch\, a native of Grand Rapids\, Michigan\, grew up in Jacksonville\, North Caro lina\, and resided in Livingston\, Montana\, before relocating to Houston\ , Texas\, to join the Astronaut Corps. She was selected as an astronaut by NASA in 2013 and completed astronaut candidate training in 2015. She most recently served as flight engineer on the International Space Station (IS S) for Expeditions 59\, 60\, and 61. While aboard the ISS\, she and her cr ewmates contributed to hundreds of experiments in biology\, Earth science\ , human research\, physical science and technology development. Koch set a record for the longest single spaceflight by a woman with a total of 328 days in space​. She also conducted six spacewalks\, including the first three all-women spacewalks.\n \nKoch’s career prior to becoming an astro naut spanned both space science instrument development for Goddard Space F light Center and the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory and remote s cientific field engineering for the U.S. Antarctic Program and National Oc eanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). She is currently serving in a rotational position as the director’s assistant for technical integrati on at NASA Johnson Space Center. \n \nKoch holds a B.S. in electrical engi neering\, a B.S. in physics and an M.S. in electrical engineering from Nor th Carolina State University.\n \n DTEND;TZID="Eastern Standard Time":20231201T150000 DTSTAMP:20231120T191359Z DTSTART;TZID="Eastern Standard Time":20231201T140000 LAST-MODIFIED:20231120T191359Z LOCATION:Kossiakoff Center Auditorium PRIORITY:5 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY;LANGUAGE=en-us:Colloquium - Christina Koch - NASA Astronaut TRANSP:OPAQUE UID:040000008200E00074C5B7101A82E00800000000905A41665AF1D901000000000000000 010000000AC563D2DEEDDBF41A5ECCDEC59BDECA4 X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:\n\n< /xml>

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JHU/APL Colloquium - www.jhuapl.edu/colloquium 

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TOPIC:  Human Spaceflight: A mission to ISS by a fo rmer APLer

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SPEAKER:  Christina Koch\, NASA Ast ronaut

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Please join us for this presentation by NASA Astronaut Christina Koch\, who was recently selected as one of 18 ast ronauts to form the Artemis Team.   She will be discussing her experiences as an astronaut on board the Intern ational Space Station for expeditions 59\, 60\, and 61.  While on the ISS\, in addition to contributing to hu ndreds of experiments in biology\, Earth science\, human research\, physic al science\, and technology development\, she set the record for the longe st single spaceflight by a woman and conducted six spacewalks\, including the first three all-women spacewalks.

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Christina Hammock Koch\, a native of Grand Rapids\, Michiga n\, grew up in Jacksonville\, North Carolina\, and resided in Livingston\, Montana\, before relocating to Houston\, Texas\, to join the Astronaut Co rps. \;She was selected as an astronaut by NASA in 2013 and completed astronaut candidate training in 2015. She most recently served as flight e ngineer on the International Space Station (ISS) for Expeditions \;59\ , 60\, and 61. \;While aboard the ISS\, she and her crewmates contribu ted to hundreds of experiments in biology\, Earth science\, human research \, physical science and technology development. \;Koch set a record fo r the longest single spaceflight by a woman with a total of 328 days in sp ace​\;. She also conducted six spacewalks\, including the first three all-women spacewalks.

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Koch’\;s career prior to becoming an astronaut spanned both space science instrument development for Goddard Space Flight Center and the Joh ns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory and remote scientific field engineer ing for the U.S. \;Antarctic Program and National Oceanic and Atmosphe ric Administration (NOAA). She is currently serving in a rotational positi on as the director’\;s assistant for technical integration at NASA Jo hnson Space Center.

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< p class=MsoNormal>Koch holds a B.S. in electrical engineering\, a B.S. in physics and an M. S. in electrical engineering from North Carolina State University.

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