• Explore MARS! A Special Lecture with Chris Voorhees of Planetary Resources

Explore MARS! A Special Lecture with Chris Voorhees of Planetary Resources

When: 
Friday, September 20, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
What: 
Lecture / Presentation

Please join us on Friday, September 20, 2013 from 7:00-8:00pm for a special space exploration lecture featuring Chris Voorhees, Vice President of Spacecraft Development at Planetary Resources, Inc.  Mr. Voorhees was the Chief Mechanical Engineer for NASA's Curiosity Rovers Science Laboratory and he will be discussing the amazing successes of the Curiosity rover as well as challenges Mars poses for both robotic and human explorers.  He also will be providing insights on his current job at Planetary Resources, which hopes to mine asteroids within the next decade and this lecture will be followed up by a short Q&A panel discussion that will include several space professionals.

 

This program is free to the public.