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

UH Hilo Home > News & Events

This event has concluded and is no longer current.

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

What's also happening?

Week of March 4, 2018 calendar with events listings
Week of March 4, 2018Next →
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat

Free HIV and Hepatitis C Testing

Why Go On Exchange?

Masters of the Currents Community Workshop

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

Trio Rafale

Grief Support Group

Student Activities Council FLOW

Haumana Hou Lounge presented by New Student Programs

Transfer Thursday: Hilo Hacks

Masters of the Currents

Veins of Resistance (Film Screening)

Store Shuttles provided by New Student Programs

Sistah/Braddah Project - workshop series

Announcements

HAPA (Hawaii Association of Public Accountants) Scholarships
HAPA’s Big Island Chapter provides up to $3,500 in awards to accounting scholars and future accountants each year. ...
Rotary Peace Fellowship
Each year, Rotary awards two types of fellowships that fund some of the world’s most dedicated and brightest professionals to study at one of Rotary’s Peace Centers around the world. ...
Mindfulness Meditation w/Michael
Practicing Mindfulness offers ways to calm our mind and reduce stress, enabling us to enjoy life more fully. Hosted by Michael Donenfeld who has practiced meditation with and received training from Vietnamese poet and Monk, Thich Nhat Hanh.
2020-21 FAFSA Available October 1st
Effective October 1, 2019, students can complete their 2020-21 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.gov. To receive priority consideration, complete your FAFSA by February 1, 2020. ...
Walk-in Wednesdays
Counseling services will now be offering 30 minutes walk-in sessions, every Wednesday from 1-4 pm. We know things happen and you may need to talk with someone immediately. This service is open to all UH Hilo students. ...

Disclaimer: The University of Hawaii at Hilo is not responsible for the contents, links and/or materials presented in any web site listed above that is not of the “hilo.hawaii.edu” or “.uhh.hawaii.edu” domains. All comments, complaints and grievances should be filed with the author, host and/or owner of said site.