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National Geographic Live: View from Above

 
  • May 07 - May 07
  • Orpheum Theatre
  • 800 Block Granville Street
    Vancouver, BC V6B 2P1

Tuesday, May 7th 2019 at 6:00pm

Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver

National Geographic Live and the Vancouver Civic Theatres present: View from Above with Terry Virts

As a NASA astronaut - pilot of the space shuttle Endeavour and crew member on the Russian Soyuz spacecraft, Virts spent 200 consecutive days in space as commander of the International Space Station—one of the longest continuous space mission of any NASA astronaut.

More recently, Virts appeared in the 2016 IMAX film “A Beautiful Planet,” a breathtaking portrait of Earth from space that features stunning footage—much of it shot by Virts while aboard (and outside) the International Space Station—of our magnificent blue planet and humanity's impact on it. His photography, which provides incredible aerial views of Earth and the vast space that surrounds it, is featured in a new National Geographic book, “VIEW FROM ABOVE: An Astronaut Photographs the World,” which is available wherever books are sold.

National Geographic Live is the live events division of National Geographic. With a broad roster of talent including renowned photographers, scientists, authors, filmmakers and adventurers, National Geographic Live’s critically acclaimed programs have connected with audiences worldwide for over a century. In each of these cities, speakers share behind-the-scenes stories from the front lines of exploration onstage alongside stunning imagery and gripping footage. 

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