Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Nebraska's Astronaut Clayton Anderson Visits Seward

A few weeks ago as I walked into the house, I heard a voice through my answering machine (yes, we still have both a landline and an answering machine). "This is Nebraska's astronaut Clay Anderson." I dropped my bag and ran to grab the phone, just in time for an exciting conversation. It's not every day you get to talk to a REAL astronaut, especially one who wants to come to your store for a book signing and presentation!

Clayton Anderson is coming to Seward June 11 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. He'll be presenting a talk, "How I Became the Ordinary Spaceman," and signing his book The Ordinary Spaceman. We're holding the event at the Seward Memorial Library because they have a bigger room, and you can reserve a seat at the presentation by picking up a FREE ticket at either Chapters or the library. Depending on how many tickets we hand out, there may or may not be seats available for people without tickets, so be sure to get your ticket, which also reserves you a place in the signing line.
Clayton Anderson grew up in Ashland, Nebraska, and now lives in Houston, Texas. He  retired from NASA in 2013, after a thirty year career that included two missions to the International Space Station. He's a graduate of both Hastings College and Iowa State University.
Books are available for pre-purchase now. If you can't make it to the event, you're welcome to purchase books and leave them with us, and we'll have them signed for you when he's in town.