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This is Rocket Science: Cornell’s Contributions to Discovering the Universe

  • 04/04/2017
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Carnegie Institution for Science, 1530 P Street NW, Washington D.C., 20005

Astronauts. Scientists. Legends. Cornellians are pioneers in humankind's quest to discover the universe. Cornell University's contributions to space exploration dates back over one hundred years. Today, top faculty and alumni are designing critical missions to explore various ecosystems and habitats beyond Earth, looking for life on other planets, leading communication strategies between NASA and the government, and even preventing the contamination of space with Earthly elements. Join Cornell Alumni Affairs and Development to hear from an expert panel and take a journey into Cornell’s past, present and future impact on space exploration.

Featuring:

Ellen Gertsen ’02, Senior Operations Research Analyst, NASA

Jonathan Lunine, Professor and Director of the Cornell Center for Astrophysics and Planetary Science

Mason Alan Peck, Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering and Systems Engineering

Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. 

7:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. – Reception with space-themed hors d’ouevres

7:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. – Panel discussion and Q&A program

Location: Carnegie Institution for Science

1530 P Street NW, Washington D.C., 20005

EARLY BIRD PRICING: $25 general admission / $20 Young Alumni & Students (0 – 10 years out; current middle/high school/college students) through March 14; $35/$25 per person thereafter.

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Event Questions? Please contact Shannae Murray

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