Pluto Palooza: NASA's New Horizons Mission to Pluto & Beyond - Event Details

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Pluto Palooza: NASA's New Horizons Mission to Pluto & Beyond

Location: Science & Technologies Bldg, STB 108

Meet the men and women of the New Horizon's mission as they share their stories of Pluto and beyond! 4 NASA scientists are here for a fun and fact filled event as our contribution to the Journey Through the Universe Program.

Featuring:

- Marc Buie, longtime “Pluto-phile", discovered Kuiper Belt Object, MU69 New Horizons’ next fly target
- Veronica Bray, planetary geologist, comparing volcanoes & glaciers on Hawaii and Pluto!
- Randy Monroe, science educator, stepson of Jim Christy, discoverer of Pluto’s giant moon, Charon
- Alice Bowman, MOM (Mission Ops Manager) responsible for spacecraft safety and mission success

Learn more at www.gemini.edu/journey/#events

Special Restrictions: Suitable for all students, university and secondary! Family friendly.

For more information, contact: jch@hawaii.edu (808) 896-6582

Tags: Pluto Astronomy Planet Women in Science Journey Through the Universe Dept. of Astronomy & Physics family educational Space rockets space mission

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