Alan Stern, the chief scientific officer of the Florida Space Institute, will present his first-hand experience as the principal investigator for NASA’s historic New Horizons mission to Pluto during a special event Tuesday, June 2 at the Orlando Science Center.
The American Astronautical Society will host a special meeting looking at the interplay of human and robotic explorers in space and scientific exploration. Planetary Society President Dr. Jim Bell will provide the keynote address. Special discount for Society members.
SpaceUp Phoenix is an all-day space exploration “un-conference” on the campus of Mesa Community College (MCC). Dr. Jim Bell, Planetary Scientist from ASU and President of The Planetary Society will be the keynote speaker at 9:15 a.m.
Come join space advocates from around the country to let Congress know that there is strong constituent support for an ambitious space program. We're working with a coalition of pro-space organizations to get people out on Capitol Hill to promote space exploration, in person.
One of the great successes of modern astronomy was the discovery of a Jupiter-mass planet orbiting the sunlike star, 51 Pegasi in 1995. Since then, hundreds of planets and planetary systems have been detected; however, most would not be habitable for carbon-based life as we know it.