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Robert Pearlman
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posted 03-18-2019 08:38 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum release
NASA: From the Moon to Mars and Beyond

June 19, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Smith Hall, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
Boston, Massaschusetts

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing, Apollo 11 Lunar Command Module pilot Michael Collins, former NASA administrator Charles Bolden, former director of the Johnson Space Center Ellen Ochoa, and former NASA deputy administrator Dava Newman discuss NASA’s past, present, and future with National Air and Space Museum director Ellen Stofan. Full details on a daylong schedule of activities will be available later this spring. This program is supported in part by Raytheon Company and Draper.

Please note: registration for this special program will open on Wednesday, May 1.

All Forums are free and open to the public. Reservations are strongly recommended, and may be made by clicking the "Register" link in on this page, or by calling 617-514-1643. Registration guarantees a seat in the building, but not in the main hall. Doors to the main hall open approximately one hour before the start of each program.

DaveS
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Just received my confirmation I have my general admission tickets for this event. So stoked. As we say in New England, "Wicked Cool."

ejectr
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Anyone going to this event at the JFK Library in Boston, Massachusetts on Wednesday? I'm going to listen to Mike Collins. I've got two tickets but will spend the entire day there.

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Robert Pearlman
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For those not in Boston, here is the agenda and video feeds for watching online:
Keynote Address with Dennis Muilenburg
9:00am - 10:00am EDT

Boeing Company Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg gives the keynote address for the JFK Space Summit at the JFK Library.

Astronauts Speak: Dispatches from the International Space Station
10:30am - 12:00pm EDT

An extraordinary panel of international astronauts including Chris Cassidy and Tracy Caldwell Dyson (United States), Koichi Wakata (Japan), Paolo Nespoli (Italy), and Oleg Kotov (Russia) will discuss the international cooperation that has been essential to so many of the scientific and technological breakthroughs resulting from human space exploration. Moderated by Doug Brinkley, author of "American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race."

Earth, Moon, Planets, and Cosmos: What We Know and What Discoveries Await
1:00pm - 2:30pm EDT

Former NASA Earth Science Division Director Michael Freilich will examine how space satellites have revolutionized our understanding Planet Earth. Scientists Maria Zuber, MIT Vice President for Research, Laurie Leshin, President, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and Sara Seager, MIT Professor of Planetary Science and Physics, will discuss scientific discoveries that have changed our understanding of the universe beyond Planet Earth, and questions that still remain unanswered. CNN host S.E. Cupp moderates.

NASA: From the Moon to Mars and Beyond
5:00pm - 6:30pm EDT

Apollo 11 Lunar Command Module pilot Michael Collins, former NASA administrator Charles Bolden, former director of the Johnson Space Center Ellen Ochoa, and former NASA deputy administrator Dava Newman discuss NASA’s past, present, and future with National Air and Space Museum director Ellen Stofan.

Fireside Chat with Jeff Bezos and Caroline Kennedy
6:45pm - 7:30pm EDT

Jeff Bezos, Founder of Blue Origin, will join Ambassador Caroline Kennedy for a fireside chat about his vision for going to space to benefit Earth.

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