Dr. Scott Parazynski's 'Human Exploration: From Outer Space to Inner Space' lecture

Dr. Scott Parazynski's 'Human Exploration: From Outer Space to Inner Space' lecture

Join Arizona State University's School of Earth & Space Exploration for professor of practice and university explorer, Dr. Scott Parazynski's upcoming New Discoveries lecture:

"Human exploration: from outer space to inner space"


Extreme environments are tremendous catalysts for innovation. They inspire us not only to explore, but to develop new technology and new approaches to increase our understanding of Earth and space. Join Dr. Scott Parazynski, professor of practice, university explorer, astronaut and tech startup CEO, as he takes us on a journey to the top Mount Everest, to the bottom of a volcano, from Antarctica to outer space in pursuit of science, adventure and discovery. 

About the Speaker: 

Dr. Scott Parazynski, ASU University Explorer and Professor of Practice, is a graduate of Stanford University and Stanford Medical School.  He trained at Harvard and in Denver in preparation for a career in emergency medicine and trauma. Dr. Parazynski has numerous publications in the field of space physiology with particular expertise in human adaptation to stressful environments. In 1992 he was selected to join NASA’s Astronaut Corps and eventually flew five Space Shuttle Missions and conducted 7 spacewalks (EVAs). In May of 2016 Scott was inducted into the US Astronaut Hall of Fame at Kennedy Space Center, FL. 


What are my parking options?

The Marston Exploration Theater is located on the first floor of ASU's Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Building IV (ISTB 4), the home of the School of Earth and Space Exploration. ISTB 4 (map) is located near the intersection of Rural and Terrace Road in Tempe on the east side of campus. This seven-story structure is ASU’s largest research facility, and is accessible on foot via Orange Street and McAllister Ave. If arriving by Light Rail, exit at the University and Rural Road stop.

Parking is available inside the Rural Road parking structure just east of ISTB 4. From the parking structure, walk west and enter ISTB4 through the glass doors on the north side of the building. Please note that a parking fee is $3/hour and is charged upon exiting the parking structure. There is additional pay parking directly south of ISTB 4 available for $2/hour. There is an automated payment registration kiosk on the parking lot's west side (the corner near the building).

Do I need to arrive early?

Guests are recommended to show up by 6:30 p.m. to gain entry into the theater. At 7:15 p.m. any seats will be released to first come/first served at the door.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact the SESE Alumni & Events Coordinator, Stephanee Germaine at stephanee.germaine@asu.edu

Stephanee Germaine
School of Earth and Space Exploration
Marston Exploration Theater, Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Building IV, Tempe campus
The event is free; however, an RSVP is kindly requested for planning purposes.