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The 4th Annual Ray Bradbury Memorial Lecture: Escape Velocity: Ray Bradbury and the American Space Program

Presented by Jonathan R. Eller, Chancellor’s Professor of English Director, Center for Ray Bradbury Studies, IUPUI

One of the reasons that Ray Bradbury remains one of the best-known writers of our time is that his dreams of reaching the stars became our dreams, too. The stories that grew into The Martian Chronicles and filled the pages of The Illustrated Man paved the way for his half-century relationship with NASA, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and all the missions that took humans to the moon and launched unmanned craft to all the planets of our solar system.

Start
Wednesday August 23, 2017 06:00 PM
End
Wednesday August 23, 2017 07:30 PM
Location
Central Library Riley Room 40 E. St. Clair Street
Contact
Jonathan Eller
Contact Email
jeller@iupui.edu
Cost
Free
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