Tracy Drain is a rarity: she has the enthusiasm of a child and the brain of a rocket scientist. Known as the “Dynamic Tracy Drain,” she is a native Louisvillian and Flight Systems Engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where she works on the robotic exploration of the solar system. On Friday, June 16, she will present a special talk at the Copper & Kings American Brandy distillery at the Modern Thinkers Social Series, a cultural scientiﬁc symposium featuring a follow-up discussion panel with local intellectuals, an astronomy-related local art exhibition, the screening of an original short documentary piece examining Kentucky’s astronomy community, food and beverage features and live music.
The event will be held on Friday, June 16, 2017 at The Copper & Kings Distillery, 1121 E Washington St., in the historic Butchertown Neighborhood. 5:30 Reception, 6:30 Program with discussion panel and live music to follow. Tickets are $20 and include admission and one specialty Copper & Kings cocktail.