Lunar and Planetary Institute

Kring to Present Yuri’s Night Lecture at HMNS

April 6, 2018

Earth rise

Image credit: NASA

Dr. David Kring presents “From the Earth to the Moon – What Does It Take?” on Thursday, April 12, 2018 as part of the Houston Museum of Natural Science (HMNS) Distinguished Lecture Series.

The program celebrates the launch of the first human in space, the flight of Yuri Gagarin on this day in 1961. Kring will recount the history of human travel to the Moon and discuss our future travel. What will it take to return to the Moon? Kring will address the interfaces between science, exploration, and operations that are required to ensure our nation's return to the Moon maximizes productivity while enhancing safety and efficiencies during robotic and crew operations.

Kring is a senior staff scientist at the Lunar and Planetary Institute and heads the Center for Lunar Science and Exploration.

Burke Baker Planetarium
April 12, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.
Tickets are available for purchase.

For more information, visit:
Houston Museum of Natural Science


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