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23 Feb 2018: RSI and Smalley Curl Institute Event: Expedition a Docufilm by Alessandra Bonavina

The Rice Space Institute and the Smalley-Curl Institute invite you to meet the Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli at the 


RICE MEDIA CENTER   2030 University BLVD, Houston TX, 77005

6:30pm, Friday February 23, 2018

for the showing of

EXPEDITION – Docufilm by Alessandra Bonavina

This documentary takes the audience on a journey behind the scenes of Expedition 52/53, focusing on the demanding training astronauts have to undertake, the experiments, the simulation of catastrophic situations, and the technological side of the VITA mission organized by Italy’s space agency ASI. Featuring  astronaut Paolo Nespoli on his third mission to the International Space Station (ISS).
Both Director Alessandra Bonavina and Astronaut Paolo Nespoli will attend the screening and the following Q&A
Free  entrance. Refreshments will be served.
For more information see the attached flyer.


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