On the 12th of May, Tahiti will host an exceptional encounter: meet with Charlie DUKE, an american astronaut who took part in the APOLLO 16 mission in April 1972. Jean-François CLERVOY, French atronaut and Patron of te mana o te moana, will also be present at this conference.
Throughout shared memories, photographies and videos, Charlie DUKE will tell us about his life as a pilot and an astronaut, during trainings and space flights.
Jean-François Clervoy, from the European Space Agency ESA, will translate into French with the utmost accuracy, and will also share with us the 15th anniversary of the space flight STS-84 in 1997 of the Atlantis space shuttle to the russian space station Mir.
Funds collected during this conference will go to various projects in favour of Polynesian youth (see press release below).
We thank the sponsors who support such an exceptionnal event in Tahiti: Radio 1, Air Tahiti Nui, Intercontinental Tahiti Resort, Paul Gauguin Cruise Ship and Air Tahiti.
The event on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/events/411079412236091/
More informations: download the Press Release – Saturday 12 May 2012 – Duke Clervoy Conference.