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NASA BFG ON DART INVESTIGATION AND ENGINEERING, Nov 21, 2021, virtual, 4:00 pm ET

NASA will hold a briefing on November 21, 2021 at 4:00 pm ET to discuss the DART investigation and engineering.

DART — the Double Asteroid Redirection Test — is scheduled for launch on November 24 at 1:20 am ET.  Other pre-launch briefings also are planned. See our separate calendar entries for those. NASA will provide live launch coverage beginning at 12:30 am ET on November 24.

Participants in this November 21 briefing are:

  • Lori Glaze, director of NASA’s Science Mission Directorate’s Planetary Science Division at NASA Headquarters in Washington
  • Tom Statler, DART program scientist, NASA’s Science Mission Directorate’s Planetary Science Division, NASA Headquarters
  • Andy Rivkin, DART investigation team lead, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
  • Betsy Congdon, DART mechanical systems engineer, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
  • Simone Pirrotta, Light Italian Cubesat for Imaging of Asteroids (LICIACube) project manager, Italian Space Agency

Details

Date:
November 21
Time:
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm