LeVar Burton will be moderating a panel at an event for Boston’s Museum of Science as part of an appearance arranged by MN2S.
Actor, host, producer, and literacy advocate LeVar Burton will be moderating a panel at Artemis: Nasa’s Leap From Moon To Mars. The event is being organized by the Museum of Science Boston and will take place August 10th in the Museum’s Blue Wing. This one-night-only event will see Burton speaking with four members of NASA’s Artemis program, hosting a 45-minute panel before engaging in an audience Q&A. The event is being livestreamed on the Museum of Science’s socials and YouTube channel. “Step into the boots of Martian astronauts, engineers, scientists, and ground support teams,” reads the event description. “NASA experts will cover mission and science objectives, pre-launch preparation activities, crew training, and science objectives the crew will likely complete. Experts in Mars mission planning, planetary science, and spacecraft development will cover what astronauts can expect while traveling to and from Mars and living on the surface.” Click here to purchase a ticket for the event.
LeVar Burton is an iconic American actor, director, and author. With an illustrious career spanning decades, he has left an indelible mark on television and literature. Burton became a household name as the beloved host of the educational show “Reading Rainbow,” inspiring generations to embrace the joys of reading. He further solidified his legacy as Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge on “Star Trek: The Next Generation.” A champion of diversity and literacy, Burton’s philanthropic efforts reflect his commitment to education and social causes.