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Andy Weir, Author of “The Martian”, to Address 2015 Mars Society Convention

16 Apr 2015, 02:12 UTC
Andy Weir, Author of “The Martian”, to Address 2015 Mars Society Convention
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Andy Weir,
author of the highly-successful science fiction novel, “The Martian”, will
address (via Skype) the 18th Annual International Mars Society
Convention, August 13-16, 2015 at the Catholic University of America in
Washington, D.C.

Mr. Weir’s
first novel, “The Martian”, was released in 2014 to high acclaim and is
currently being made into a movie by 20th Century Fox and Hollywood director Ridley Scott. The film, starring academic award winning actor Matt
Damon, is scheduled for a November 2015 release.

Mr. Weir was
hired as a programmer for a national laboratory at the age of 15 and has been
working as a software engineer ever since. A self-described “space nerd”, Mr.
Weir has a life-long interest in orbital mechanics, relativistic physics and
the history of human spaceflight.

For more
information about the 2015 Mars Society convention, including registration
details, please click here.

Andy Weir,
author of the highly-successful science fiction novel, “The Martian”, will
address (via Skype) the 18th Annual International Mars Society
Convention, August 13-16, 2015 at the Catholic University of America in
Washington, D.C.

Mr. Weir’s
first novel, “The Martian”, was released in 2014 to high acclaim and is
currently being made into a ...

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