Tuesday 10 April 2018, 18:00 - 19:30
Spazio chiama Terra

Samantha Cristoforetti and Amalia Ercoli Finzi

MAXXI Auditorium – admittance free thanks to the support of ENEL, main partner of the exhibition, subject to availability
The first 10 myMAXXI cardholders to write to mymaxxi@fondazionemaxxi.it by the day before the event may reserve places

Live-streaming on JACK Contemporary Arts TV

A meeting between two women who have dedicated their lives to the exploration of space.

Having spent 200 days on the International Space Station (ISS), orbiting around 400 kilometres above the planet earth, the astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti will be meeting the MAXXI public to discuss the most important aspects of her mission. She will be joined by Amalia Ercoli Finzi, one of the leading experts in aerospace engineering in the world and among the protagonists of the Rosetta mission.

Introduces
Giovanna Melandri President Fondazione MAXXI

Speakers
Samantha Cristoforetti astronaut ESA
Amalia Ercoli Finzi academic, scientist, Italian aerospace engineer

Moderator
Andrea Zanini spokesman for the ASI President and co-curator of the exhibition

The meeting will also be held in LIS sign language thanks to the support of the State Institute for the Deaf of Rome.

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