Astronomy on Tap

Astronomy on Tap

Wed August 22

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm


This event is 21 and over

Astronomy on Tap
Astronomy on Tap
Astronomy on Tap DC is now hosted by DC9 and is organized by Steph LaMassa, an astronomer who works at Space Telescope Science Institute.

Each event features professional astronomers giving short, engaging talks, prize giveaways, and AoTDC merch available for a small donation.

Astronomy on Tap DC and Atlas Obscura Society DC are thrilled to be partnering to bring you a very special (g)Astronomy on Tap, with talks focusing on space food!

Our amazing speaker line-up for the night:

Valerie Neal, Ph.D., Curator and Chair of the Space History Department at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum

Christie Cox, Research Manager for ISS Division of NASA, formerly with the Space Food Systems Lab at the Johnson Space Center

Emily Martin, Ph.D., space geologist at the Air and Space Museum's Center for Earth and Planetary Studies and co-host of the podcast Air Space

Matt Shindell, Ph.D., Curator of Planetary Science at the Air and Space Museum and a co-host of Air Space

We'll have prize giveaways including space food bingo and trivia, where you can win an exclusive Astronomy on Tap DC pint glass! We'll have other fun free giveaways - you won't want to miss out!
Venue Information:
DC9 Nightclub
1940 9th St. NW
Washington, DC, 20001