Talk scheduled at Schoodic Institute

WINTER HARBOR — The Schoodic Institute invites the public to an evening presentation on Wednesday, Sept. 5, by Capt. Rick Hauck, a retired Navy combat pilot, astronaut and commercial space business executive.

Hauck’s presentation begins at 7 p.m. and is titled “The Physics of Space Flight – of, You Too Can Become a Rocket Scientist in Less than an Hour.”

Hauck flew over 100 combat missions in Vietnam, co-piloted one space shuttle flight and commanded two others, the latest of which was the first flight after the Challenger tragedy.

This free talk is part of the Acadia Night Sky Festival and will take place in the Moore Auditorium on the Schoodic Institute campus.

For more information, call 288-1310.

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