Special Event Events

A Day in the Life of the Deep Space Network

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Open to Public

Type: Special Event

Held on: Jul 09, 2020 (Thu) at 07:00 PM to Jul 09, 2020 (Thu) at 09:00 PM

Online Location: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XDCg6ROAOEY

Speaker: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Location:

Event Coordinator: John McLaren

Following a day in the life of the Deep Space Network; the coder to the scientist to the ACE to the spacecraft and back again. We’ll explore the different aspects of what actually goes into the difficult Tetris game that is Deep Space Communications and what’s coming next.

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  • JUL
    09

    A Day in the Life of the Deep Space Network

    Thu at 07:00 PM Open to Public
    Dsn antenna

    Following a day in the life of the Deep Space Network; the coder to the scientist to the ACE to the spacecraft and back again. We’ll explore the different aspects of what actually goes into the difficult Tetris game that is Deep Space Communications and what’s coming next.

  • JUL
    10

    Armchair Star Party

    Fri at 09:00 PM Open to Public
    Newmasthead

    Join San Jose Astronomical Association (SJAA) astronomers in our second Armchair (virtual) Star Party. We will take you on a guided tour of the current night sky and introduce you to the tools of astronomy. From their homes, SJAA members will share live views (weather permitting) as well as long-exposure photos of heavenly objects.Please see https://www.meetup.com/SJ-Astronomy/events/271646660/ for event details!

  • JUL
    23

    NSN Webinar: Solar Orbiter: A joint ESA/NASA mission

    Thu at 06:00 PM Open to Public
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    Join the NASA Night Sky Network to hear Teresa Nieves-Chinchilla from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, as she shares with us an update on the Solar Orbiter mission. Solar Orbiter, a space mission of international collaboration between ESA (European Space Agency) and NASA, is the latest mission to study the Sun. The mission will address a central question of heliophysics: How does the sun create and control the giant bubble of magnetic fields around it, the heliosphere? Night Sky ... more

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  • JUL
    06

    Constellation Tour 02 - Ursa Major

    Mon at 05:00 PM Open to Public
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    Take a tour with me through the constellation of Ursa Major, the Great Bear. This tour will be conducted using Stellarium and released on YouTube. This is part of a series of 88 virtual sky tours that will take you around the entire sky, one constellation at a time. Join me as we go through the constellation's location in the sky, it's brighter stars, double stars, and a few deep-sky objects.These tours will be presented on Monday evenings. Each tour will run for 10 to 30 minutes.The ... more

  • JUN
    30

    Mars 2020, Robotic Arm – Behind the Spacecraft – Live Q&A

    Tue at 01:00 PM Open to Public
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    Get to know some of the diverse team of engineers and scientists working on NASA's next Mars rover, Perseverance. NASA-JPL engineer Diana Trujillo moved to the U.S from Colombia and paid her way through college by cleaning houses. Join our conversation to find out how she is helping to find signs of ancient life on Mars through her work on the Perseverance rover's robotic arm. We'll be taking your questions live from the chat. The team is on track to launch Perseverance in July 2020 and ... more

  • JUN
    18

    Making a Mars Rover

    Thu at 07:00 PM Open to Public
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    We're preparing to launch the Perseverance rover to Mars, but what's involved in getting the Mars 2020 rover mission ready to head to Mars, and how do we prepare for operations once we're there? In this month's show, we'll talk with one of the researchers working on Mars 2020 to get a scientist's perspective on what it's like to develop a Mars rover mission. We'll then transition to hear about how NASA-JPL uses unique testing facilities on Earth for developing Mars rovers - testbeds for ... more

  • JUN
    16

    A Revolution In Commercial Space Development: The Next 42 Months

    Tue at 06:00 PM Open to Public
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    Join the NASA Night Sky Network on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 6:00pm Pacific Time (9:00pm Eastern) to hear Bruce Pittman from NASA's Space Portal Office, as he shares with us the present, and future of commercial ventures in space.RegistrationNight Sky Network members can find more information and a link to preregister for this webinar (login required) at: https://nightsky.jpl.nasa.gov/download-view.cfm?Doc_ID=668Livestream available to everyone via Night Sky Network YouTube.Find the ... more

  • JUN
    11

    AoT Seattle - The Greatest Movie of All Time

    Thu at 08:00 PM Open to Public
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    This AoT Seattle - The Greatest Movie of All Time (special event) scheduled for Jun 11, 2020, 08:00 PM is cancelled.