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Blast off! uitverkocht

Dr. ir. Mindy Howard
Woensdag 2 september 2020, 12:40 - 13:20 (uitverkocht)
Blauwe Zaal, Auditorium & livestream
Prijs: Gratis (Student) Gratis (Anderen)

Future astronaut dr. Mindy Howard develops techniques for commercial space training that also help us earthlings achieve success on our current home planet. 

It is often said that space changes your perspective on life. Many astronauts report having what is called a peak experience, when they stare back at earth with wonder that can change them forever. This experience is also referred to as the overview effect. Many people, like Mindy Howard, dream of one day going into space and experiencing similar sensations. And although Howard might be well on her way to make this a reality, for many of us going into space will always remain a dream. Fortunately though, the overview effect is not just reserved for astronauts.

According to Mindy Howard, everyone can experience the feeling of oneness with the universe – where we feel connected to everything and have a peak experience without even having to go into space. In her trainings for commercial space travel, she uses different astronaut techniques to teach commercial astronauts to calm the mind during stressful conditions, which facilitates a peak experience. In today’s lecture, she will not only inspire you with her personal story of pursuing her dreams – no matter the obstacles – but also explain how you can train like an astronaut for success here on earth.

Dr. ir. Mindy Howard is the founder of Inner Space Training, a company that develops and delivers training for commercial astronauts to help them with psychological acclimation to the different flight phases. Mindy Howard is also a TU/e alumna and plans to become the first Dutch woman in space in 2023, joining a commercial flight into space as a coach and crew member after training the astronauts before their flight. She has recently published her book Blast Off! Train like an astronaut for success on earth, in which she explains how to use the techniques of commercial astronaut training to help people successfully overcome the day-to-day challenges and obstacles in their personal and professional lives.

Please note: only book a ticket if you want to attend this program on the campus.
You can visit this program on campus or watch it online via a livestream.
On campus
This program will take place on campus for a limited group of visitors. The number of visitors that we can accommodate for this program is limited due to RIVM corona measures. Making a reservation via the website (black "order" button) is therefore mandatory if you want to attend this program on campus.
Via livestream
This program will also be streamed live to our Facebook page and YouTube channel. Follow us on Facebook or subscribe to our YouTube channel to receive a notification when we go live. You do not need to book a ticket to view the livestream.

SG & USE registration

  • On campus: please register your participation on the spot when attending the program on campus, by scanning your student card before the start of the program at the venue.
  • Online after the livestream: you can only register for SG&USE if you watch the program live (so not watching it at a later time) and if you complete an online SG&USE registration form within five minutes after the end of the program. This form will be provided immediately after the livestream.
    Keep your student ID number at hand, because you'll need to fill it out in the form.

Please make sure your registration is done properly, otherwise we cannot verify that you were present.

More information about SG & USE can be found here.

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