General Meeting - Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Description: Thomas Prettyman will be our speaker.
Tom Prettyman, a Senior Scientist at the Planetary Science Institute, has worked on several NASA missions, including Lunar Prospector, 2001 Mars Odyssey, and Dawn. He was the Principal Investigator for the Gamma Ray and Neutron Detector investigation on Dawn, which explored the two most massive bodies in the main asteroid belt, 4 Vesta and 1 Ceres. He is a co-Investigator of the Psyche mission to the main belt asteroid 16 Psyche and the LunaH-Map cubesat mission to the Moon. His research is focused on what asteroids can tell us about the formation and evolution of planets in our solar system.
: The NASA Dawn mission recently completed an 11-year journey through the main asteroid belt, providing close up views of the two largest main belt objects, Ceres and Vesta.
Location: Room TB204, Rampton Technology Building,
Salt Lake Community College
Redwood Road Campus
7:30 p.m.

Please wear a face mask when attending in person. (Requested by the college)

Parking is across the street to the north of the building.

Via Zoom: contact a member of the Board of Directors for the link.

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