General Meetings Events

Asteroid Mining

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Open to Public

Type: General Meetings

Keywords: Asteroid

Held on: Jul 15, 2015 (Wed) at 07:30 PM to Jul 15, 2015 (Wed) at 09:00 PM

Speaker: Krunal Desai

Location: Physics/Astronomy Auditorium (PAA), Room A102, Seattle, Washington

Event Coordinator: Christopher Laurel

Avionics engineer Krunal Desai of Planetary Resources will talk about the technology behind exploring and mining asteroids. More details TBA.

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    Asteroid Mining

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Avionics engineer Krunal Desai of Planetary Resources will talk about the technology behind exploring and mining asteroids. More details TBA.

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