Astronaut to speak at Stephens Monday night


Courtesy of Iowa State Lectures Program

Astronaut Capt. Scott Kelly will be speaking about his space travels and the future of space exploration on Monday. 

Annelise Wells

Astronaut Capt. Scott Kelly will be speaking about his experiences in space, as well as the future of space exploration, at Stephen’s Auditorium on Monday night.

Kelly’s lecture “The Sky is Not the Limit” was moved to Stephens Auditorium due to popular demand. 

The lecture will begin at 7 p.m. with doors opening at 6 p.m. Admission is free and no tickets are being sold for the event. 

However, for Iowa State students, there is limited priority seating.

“Iowa State students may present their ISU Card for limited, first-floor priority seating until 6:30 p.m.,” according to the Lectures Program website. “Seats will be available on a first-come, first-seated basis and may not be saved.”

According to the Lectures Program website, Kelly spent a year in the International Space Station and allowed NASA to learn how space impacts the human body. 

After the lecture, there will be a book signing in the Celebrity Cafe in the lower level of the Iowa State Center. 

Kelly’s lecture is the University Sustainability Symposium Keynote as well as being a part of the National Affairs Series and the World Affairs Series.