NAU’s College of Engineering, Forestry and Natural Sciences will host a lecture with Michael Belfiore, journalist and author of The Department of Mad Scientists and Rocketeers: How a Visionary Band of Business Leaders, Engineers and Pilots is Boldly Privatizing Space.

The event begins at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 5, in the Gardner Auditorium in the W.A. Franke College of Business. Belfiore’s lecture is part of the Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold Foundation Lecture Series.

The event is free and open to the public.