How much do you know about NASA missions in progress? How many countries does NASA work with on missions and the International Space Station (ISS)? What happens when the Hubble Telescope stops working? Does NASA launch rockets from Virginia? From the Earth to the Moon, exploring Mars and deep space, NASA continues to plan and conduct exciting missions. The James Webb Telescope is launching in 2021; the next Antares resupply mission to the ISS from Wallops Island, VA is launching in August; the Mars sample return mission is in progress; new missions to Venus were just announced; and 100+ student experiments will launch this summer.

The potential for new science discoveries and exploration continues to grow. Dr. Joyce Winterton will offer her insights into NASA’s work. During her 15 years at NASA, she has created education opportunities for students, educators, faculty, and community leaders both locally and internationally. She works with diverse teams conducting sounding rockets, scientific balloons, and airborne science missions around the world.

Connect to the event online via Zoom:

Or dial in by phone (for audio only): 301-715-8592

Meeting ID: 842 6805 2749

This program is presented in partnership with Encore Learning. Encore Learning is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2002. They offer a wide variety of college-level noncredit courses, clubs, special events and activities to help meet the continuing educational and social interests of anyone over age 50, regardless of residence location.

Monday, July 26, 2021
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Good for Adults Age 55+
Arlington Public Library

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