We’ve put a man on the moon, and now Russia is talking about a manned mission to Mars. Is it possible to moonwalk on the Red Planet? Cosmonaut Dr. Alexander Martynov of the city of Korolev, Russian Federation will be at LITE tomorrow, talking about his year in space aboard the International Space Station and how a manned mission to Mars will be achieved.
Two separate presentations are scheduled for Thursday, November 20. The noon presentation will be of a technical nature and is intended for an adult audience. The 6:00 p.m. presentation is intended for families with children as young as seven years old. Each presentation will last approximately one hour and will be followed by a question and answer session. The presentations are free and open to the public and attendance is limited to the first 170 guests. No reservations are required. For more information, please call LITE at 735-5483.
Is it a crime for citizens to photograph, video, or take notes of a police officer in the line of duty, or a right protected by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution? Locally, such activity, as witnessed recently, will at the very least result in a night spent behind bars.
David Calhoun and Elizabeth “EB” Brooks are the first two employees of Lafayette Central Park Inc., the nonprofit charged with turning Lafayette Consolidated Government’s 100-acre Johnston Street Horse Farm property into a passive public park. Calhoun was named executive director, and Brooks is director of planning and design.
Episcopal School of Acadiana’s Dr. Joshua Caffery, chair of the school’s English Department, is headed to Washington, D.C., and the Library of Congress as the latest winner of the Alan Lomax Fellowship in Folklife Studies.