The Mars Exploration Rovers: A Decade of Exploration
Jan. 16 & 17
In spite of our limited human imagination, the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is still functioning and exploring ten years after landing on Mars.
The Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 and ISS-RapidScat
Mar. 13 & 14
Join us as we discuss NASA’s first satellite designed to measure atmospheric CO2, OCO-2 and ISS-RapidScat, the next instrument to measure Earth's ocean surface wind speed and direction.
"For the Benefit of All Mankind": The JPL Technology Transfer Program
April 10 & 11
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is known for missions that greatly impact our understanding of the solar system and the universe.
Putting the 'P' in 'JPL'--The Past, Present, and Future of Propulsion at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory
May 22 & 23
JPL propulsion engineer Todd J. Barber will highlight over three quarters of a century of propulsion experience at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and will also look at the future of propulsion as it applies to solar system exploration.
Revealing Saturn: Cassini's Tenth Year
July 17 & 18
Cassini’s findings have revolutionized our understanding of Saturn, its complex rings, the amazing assortment of moons and the planet’s dynamic magnetic environment. Spilker will present highlights from 10 years of Cassini’s ambitious inquiry at Saturn.
Studying Soil Moisture from Space – NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive mission
Sept. 11 & 12
SMAP's state-of-the-art radar and radiometer sensors are able to peer beneath clouds, vegetation, and other surface features to create global maps.
Coming Soon to a Dwarf Planet in Your Solar System: NASA’s Dawn Mission to the Asteroid Belt
Dec. 4 & 5
Dr. Marc Rayman will give a fascinating and entertaining presentation on the Dawn mission and its two exotic destinations as well as its use of ion propulsion.