launch_dayCome meet Yi So-yeon – the first South Korean Cosmonaut – at the Des Moines Activity Center on Tuesday, Feb. 17 from 7 – 9 p.m.

“Our popular aviation history goes into outer space this year,” reads an announcement. “Yi So-yeon was one of two finalists chosen in 2006 through the South Korean Astronaut program. Trained by the Russian Federal Space Agency, she was launched into space in 2008 with two Russian cosmonauts. Yi So-yeon will share her experience training with the Russians, her space science experiments and her adventures in outer space. Please join us.”

Here are the details:

WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 17, 7-9pm

WHERE: Des Moines Activity Center

COST: $2.00 suggested donation

INFO: For more information call the Des Moines Activity Center at 206-878-1642.