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Thursday, July 9 • 4:45pm - 5:45pm
NASA: Turning Science Fiction into Science Fact

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Science fiction has caused many of us to fall in love with the limitless possibilities of space exploration. Throughout its histor, NASA has been inspired by science fiction and conversely has influenced it. Today, NASA is turning our imaginations into reality. Scientists are exploring potentially life harboring worlds in our solar system, while discovering thousands of new planets orbiting distant stars, some of which may be Earth-like. This moderated discussion will be accompanied by a special greeting from the International Space Station and a heartfelt tribute to Leanard Nimoy. Participating panelist include executive producer Aditya Sood (The Martian), Adam Nimoy (producer), Amber Straughn (astrophysicist, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center) and Kevin Hand (Deputy Chief Scientist for Solar System Exploration, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Moderated by actor Jay R. Ferguson (Madmen).

Thursday July 9, 2015 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Room 6BCF

Attendees (1200)