NASA Science Café: Amazing Asteroids!
Saturday, February 3, 2018
Come and Join Us to Learn About NASA's Newest Journeys in the Solar System: Asteroids!
Dr. Phil Christensen - ASU Regents Professor and instrument Principal Investigator will be presenting information about the OSIRIS REx mission as it cruises toward the asteroid Bennu to bring home a sample of a unique asteroid. Dr. Christensen will also give the overview of the Lucy Mission to a trojan asteroid - some of the oldest asteroids in the Solar System. Dr. Christensen has instruments on both of these NASA missions.
Dr. Lindy Elkins-Tanton - Director of ASU's School of Earth and Space Exploration and mission Principal Investigator is leading NASA's Psyche mission to a metallic asteroid and will be sharing the excitement of this unique mission.
The Center for Meteorite Studies will have meteorites and their education modules on display. The Center for Education through Exploration will be showcasing and demonstrating their online materials and learning experiences. ASU's GeoClub will also have great minerals and rocks for sale (including meteorites!) at this event!
Please register for this event using the form below: