Dr George Nelson, a National Aeronautics and Space Agency (Nasa) astronaut who flew as a mission specialist aboard three space shuttle flights, will be visiting the Hong Kong Science Museum on October 21. He will meet teachers, educators and the public to promote science and technology education and share his experiences of being in space. Dr Nelson will attend three events on October 21. A seminar on 'Perspectives on Science and Technology Education for the 21st Century' for primary and secondary school teachers will be held at the Science Museum's Lecture Hall at 10 am. An autograph session by Dr Nelson will be arranged for children from 3 pm to 4 pm in the museum foyer. Dr Nelson will share his experiences of being in space at a public lecture entitled 'Life in Space' from 5 pm to 6.30 pm. Admission will be limited to 290 people on a first-come-first-served basis. Admission is free for all the three events. Dr Nelson is a senior member of staff of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The Hong Kong Science Museum is at 2, Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon.