Conversations with Jessica Meir, NASA Astronaut

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Conversations with Jessica Meir, NASA Astronaut

October 17, 2017 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Following a “Parkinson” style live Q&A format, the Henley Conversations are monthly hosted live interviews with Australia’s top thinkers and leaders. These events will challenge your thinking, broaden your horizons, and provide an opportunity to mix in an informal way with Australia’s most established leaders.

Conversations run for approximately one hour and are exclusively open to Henley members and their invited guests.

About the Speaker

Jessica U. Meir was selected by NASA in 2013. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Brown University, a Master of Science in Space Studies from the International Space University, and a Doctorate in Marine Biology from Scripps Institution of Oceanography (UCSD). In her research, the Caribou, Maine native studied the physiology of animals in extreme environments. From 2000 to 2003, Dr. Meir worked for Lockheed Martin’s Human Research Facility, supporting human physiology research. During this time, she also participated in research flights on NASA’s reduced gravity aircraft and served as an aquanaut in an underwater habitat for NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO).

This is a free event for members or $50 for guest tickets. Please note, there are a very limited number of guest spots for this event. Please book your spot under your own name and if you’d like to bring a guest book their spot under their name (not an additional ticket under your name) You can reserve your tickets here.


October 17, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Event Category:


Henley Club