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Lunar Landing Sites, Past and Future 

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Talk with Brian Day, Deputy Staff Scientist at NASA’s Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute
Saturday, September 26
7-8 p.m.

Fifty years ago we were in the midst of human exploration of the Moon through the Apollo program. In this presentation, we will look back at each of the Apollo landing sites, why they were chosen, what made these locations so fascinating, and what we learned from them. He will then look ahead to potential future landing sites that were identified during NASA’s Lunar Science for Landed Missions Workshop, and why we are intrigued by these locations.
 

About Brian Day

Brian Day is Deputy Staff Scientist at NASA’s Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute where he also serves as Lead for Lunar and Planetary Data Visualization and Analysis. He has participated in various Mars analog field studies in extreme, Mars-like environments here in Earth. He previously served as Education and Public Outreach Lead for the LCROSS and LADEE robotic missions to the Moon. In 2007, he flew on NASA’s Aurigid MAC mission to record debris from Comet Kiess burning up in Earth’s upper atmosphere.
 

How to Watch

We will go live the Chabot Space & Science Center Facebook page 10-15 minutes before the event. You can find the live video stream on our Facebook page and in the Facebook event discussion. To receive a notification when we go live, “like” Chabot Space & Science Center on Facebook and RSVP that you’re going to this event.
 

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Date:
September 26
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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