6th Annual Roger That! Conference: Women and Space INT 100/201 APPROVED!

Friday, February 18, 2022
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus
Community, Faculty, Students

Colonel Eileen Collins, first female to pilot and commander a US spacecraft.

From Venus, the Roman goddess (and both morning and evening star) to Fritz Lang's Frau im Mond (The Woman in the Moon), Valentina Tereshkova, and Sally Ride, women have always been connected to our images and explorations of outer space. Join us in 2022 for our own celebration of the role women have played in increasing humanity's understanding of and exploration of our solar system and beyond. Roger That VI will start at 8:30 am on Friday, February 18th with a variety of online speakers then transition to in-person events (if state and local guidelines permit) later in the day. Our 2022 keynote speaker is Colonel Eileen Collins - first female to pilot a U.S. spacecraft with the Discovery shuttle flight in 1995, and the first female commander on the 1999 Columbia shuttle flight. She'll be speaking in the Loosemore Auditorium at GVSU's Pew Campus at 6:30pm on Friday, February 18, 2022 and at the Grand Rapids Public Museum at 11am on Saturday, February 19, 2022. More information and registrations details are now available.

This event is recurring on Saturday, February 19, 2022.

Location Information

Loosemore Auditorium

Contact Information

Karen Gipson, [email protected], 616-331-2319

Deana Weibel, [email protected], 616-331-8020

Samhita Rhodes, [email protected], 616-331-6267


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This event was added to the calendar by Samhita Rhodes (rhodesam@gvsu.edu) on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 and was last updated on Friday, February 18, 2022 at 9:02 a.m.