|NASA Astronaut Michael Massimino|
A documentary telling the extraordinary story of Israel’s first astronaut and a tiny Nazi-era Torah he carried to the heights of space on the ill-fated 2003 Columbia space shuttle will be screened at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5, in Memorial Hall (download flyer).
Following the screening of “An Article of Hope” will be a discussion with producers Christopher (check out Lofty Ambitions for a discussion with Christopher Cohen) and Dan Cohen, who also directed the film, as well as NASA Astronaut Michael Massimino, live via videoconference from Houston, who was on two space shuttle missions, logging more than 571 hours in space and more than 30 hours in four spacewalks. He was the first person to “tweet” from space and has appeared on the David Letterman Show and several others. Read More!