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Search for Life in Oceans Beyond Earth (SSB Public Lecture), Mar 2017, DC

The Space Studies Board (SSB) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine will host a public lecture on March 29, 2017 at the National Academy of Sciences building, 2101 Constitution Ave, N.W., Washington, D.C. from 7:00-8:00 pm ET.

The topic is “The Search for Life in Oceans Beyond Earth” and the speaker is Dr. Kevin P. Hand, Deputy Chief Scientist for Solar System Exploration at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA.  Hand was a scientist on board James Cameron’s 2012 dive to the bottom of the Mariana Trench and part of a 2003 IMAX expedition to hydrothermal vents in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

More information and a link to register are on the event’s website.

The event will be livestreamed.


March 29, 2017
12:00 am