Surprises in the Saturn System
January 24, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm CST
The Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) invites inquisitive adults interested in current topics in space science and exploration to join us for “Surprises in the Saturn System,” presented by Dr. Linda Spilker from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The presentation will be held on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Central at the Lunar and Planetary Institute in Houston, TX.
The Cosmic Explorations Speaker Series features some of the hottest topics in our solar system and beyond with the scientists who are making the discoveries. Dr. Spilker is the Cassini Project Scientist and specializes in studies of the properties and evolution of Saturn’s rings.
The 2018–2019 series, “The LPI at 50: A Half Century of Solar System Exploration”, examines how our understanding of the solar system has changed greatly in the past 50 years. What was known about the solar system 50 years ago? How has our knowledge evolved in that time? How are planetary missions contributing to our evolving view of the solar system?
For those unable to attend in person, the presentation will be streamed live through the USRA Ustream channel: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/