Special Event Events

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  • SEP
    17

    The Last Stargazers

    Thu at 06:00 PM Open to Public

    Join the NASA Night Sky Network to hear Dr. Emily Levesque share the science and adventures behind what it's like to be a professional astronomer and work at the world's cutting-edge observatories. A livestream will also be available to everyone via the Night Sky Network YouTube channel. Livestream: https://youtu.be/nKesmUh2WEc Find additional info about tonight's webinar on this resource page (NSN login required).:https://nightsky.jpl.nasa.gov/download-view.cfm?Doc_ID=673The ... more

  • SEP
    02

    Robotic Exploration of Titan with Dragonfly

    Wed at 05:00 PM Open to Public

    Dragonfly is a rotorcraft lander mission that will embark on a journey to Saturn's moon Titan in 2026. Selected as part of NASA's New Frontiers Program, Dragonfly will explore Titan's surface employing autonomous navigation with ground control providing only high-level waypoint and flight plan information. Carrying a suite of instruments, this robotic explorer will sample materials and determine surface composition in different geologic settings in order to characterize the habitability ... more

  • AUG
    25

    NASA's Search for Meteorites in Antarctica

    Tue at 06:00 PM Open to Public

    Dr. Evans will describe some of her recent experiences deployed to Antarctica as part of NASA’s Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET) 2019-2020 field team. She will also discuss the importance of NASA’s meteorite collection for understanding solar system evolution and relevance for current and future NASA missions.Dr. Cynthia Evans is the Senior Exploration Scientist for the Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science (ARES) Division within the Exploration ... more

  • AUG
    24

    Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star

    Mon at 04:30 PM Open to Public

    Central Florida Astronomical Society Log on to hear everything you have ever wanted to hear about stars from NASA Solar System Ambassador Mark Guillette. Big stars, little stars; new stars, old stars; our star the Sun. Take part in a YouTube Live event with an interactive live chat feature. Q and A will be available throughout the presentation. Go directly to https://www.youtube.com/user/mjguillette five mintues before the presentation start time and look for the live event.

  • AUG
    06

    Astronomy on Tap - The Last Stargazers

    Thu at 08:00 PM Open to Public

    AoTSeattle and UW DiRAC present: Astronomy at Home! Join Dr. Emily Levesque, author of the new popular science book The Last Stargazers, on an adventure exploring the life of a professional astronomer! Dr. Levesque will take us on a behind-the-scenes tour of some of the most powerful telescopes in the world, share the science and stories of the people who run them, and talk about the crucial role of human curiosity in scientific discovery. The event will begin at 8pm, and there will ... more