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Major Science from Minor Planets: Discoveries of the Dawn Mission to Vesta and Ceres

Join the NM Museum of Natural History & Science for lectures related to their two new exhibits: “Brain: The Inside Story” and “Drugs: Cost and Consequences,” both opening early 2019.

When
Feb 05, 2019
from 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM
Where DynaTheater — Planetarium — 1801 Mountain Road NW Albuquerque, NM 87104
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Contact Phone (505) 841-2840
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NASA's Dawn Mission was the first to arrive at the asteroid belt and the first to orbit an object in the main belt. The mission has returned amazing data that has changed our understanding of the protoplanet Vesta and the dwarf planet Ceres. Hear from Dawn’s Principal Investigator, Dr. Carol Raymond, as she reveals the science data received from the mission so far.

Cost: $8 for nonmembers, $7 for members, and $5 for students.
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Preregistration is encouraged, or tickets can be purchased at the door the evening of the event (if seats are available). 

Carol Raymond, Ph.D. is Manager of the Small Bodies Program at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Principal Investigator of the Dawn mission. She earned her Ph.D. in Geological Sciences from Columbia University.

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