February 12, 2024
University Park, MD 20782
Hyattsville Library Independent Film Series - The Space Race
Monday, February 12, 2024
Join us for a screening and discussion of this month's documentary film. The Space Race tells the little-known story of the first Black pilots, scientists and engineers to become astronauts.
Guest Brent Barbee is an Aerospace Engineer at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center where his current work includes leading interagency spacecraft
mission design research for planetary defense against hazardous asteroids and comets.*
*Fun fact: Main-belt asteroid 120208 was renamed "Brentbarbee" in honor of his contributions to asteroid missions and planetary defense.