From: LARRY KLAES (ljk4_at_msn.com)
Date: Wed Apr 14 2004 - 09:38:02 PDT
Sent: Tuesday, April 13, 2004 2:29 PM
Subject: SECRETS OF JUPITER AND ITS MOONS TO BE REVEALED IN PUBLIC LECTURE
Kathleen Burton April 13, 2004
NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.
Phone: 650/604-1731 or 604-9000
SECRETS OF JUPITER AND ITS MOONS TO BE REVEALED IN PUBLIC LECTURE
"A Galileo Wrap-Up: What We have Learned about Giant Jupiter and its
Marvelous Moons" will be discussed during a free public lecture at
Foothill College on Wednesday, April 14, at 7 p.m. PDT.
Dr. Claudia Alexander, who served as project manager of the Galileo
mission to explore the Jupiter system, will review the many exciting
discoveries from Galileo. Alexander, who supervised the final descent
of the spacecraft into the clouds of Jupiter after its 14-year
exploration, will show the best of the spectacular images of
Jupiter's stormy clouds and puzzling moons. The lecture will be held
at Foothill College's Smithwick Theatre in Los Altos Hills, Calif.
"NASA Ames is pleased to co-sponsor the popular Silicon Valley
Astronomy Lecture Series, now in its fifth successful year," said
NASA Ames Research Center Director G. Scott Hubbard. "This series is
an important element in our efforts to inspire the next generation of
Alexander currently serves as project manager and project scientist
at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., for the U.S.
section of the Rosetta Project, launched this March and heading for a
rendezvous with and landing on a comet in 2014. She holds a
doctorate in space physics from the University of Michigan and a
bachelor's degree in geophysics from the University of California at
The Silicon Valley Astronomy Lecture Series is co-sponsored by NASA
Ames, Foothill College's Division of Physical Science, Mathematics
and Engineering, the Astronomical Society of the Pacific and the SETI
To get to Smithwick Theater from Interstate 280, exit at El Monte
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Road and travel west to the campus. Visitors must purchase a one-day
campus-parking permit for $2. Seating is on a first-come,
first-served basis. Young people are welcome. More information is
available by calling the series hotline at 650/949-7888.
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