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BRINGING SPACE HOME: THE ROLE OF SAMPLE RETURN IN SPACE EXPLORATION (LMCO), Apr 15, 2021, virtual, 11:30-12:30 pm ET

Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMCO) will hold a webinar on April 15, 2021 from 11:30-12:30 pm ET.

The topic is: Bringing Space Home: The Role of Sample Return in Space Exploration.

Register at this website.  The event will be recorded.  Anyone who registers will be provided with the link for on-demand viewing.

An emailed invitation says it will feature experts from JPL, Goddard, academia and Lockheed Martin who will talk about the past, present and future of sample return — “how it all started, what we’re still discovering from samples we have, how OSIRIS-REx changed the game for modern robotic missions and how all of this informs NASA’s ambitious Mars sample return already playing out with the Perseverance mission.”

The April 11, 2021 Planetary Exploration Newsletter provides this additional information:

BRINGING SPACE HOME: THE ROLE OF SAMPLE RETURN IN SPACE EXPLORATION

Free event!

A deep dive into why we do sample return missions, what we’ve learned
from them, the unique challenges they pose and what lies ahead for
bringing more of these precious materials back to Earth.

https://tinyurl.com/rdzn9pf6

Date: 15 April 2021
Time: 11:30am ET
Zoom link: Will be provided upon registration

Featured panelists:
Jim Green, Chief Scientist, NASA
Dave Mitchell, Director of Flight Projects, NASA Goddard Space Flight
Center
Dr. Don Brownlee, Principal Investigator on Stardust Mission,
University of Washington
Sandra Freund, Mission Operations Manager, Lockheed Martin Space

Moderator:
Camille Calibeo, Advanced Programs Capture Manager at Lockheed Martin
Space and founder of @TheGalacticGal

Mrs. Calibeo will host and moderate Q&A with a panel of experts from
Lockheed Martin, NASA and the University of Washington on sample return
missions.

 

Details

Date:
April 15
Time:
11:30 am - 11:00 pm