Virtual Public Lecture on Thursday, September 24
September 8, 2020
The Apollo Lunar Exploration Program accomplished six successful lunar landings. Each succeeding Apollo mission was characterized by increasing exploration capabilities such as landing accuracy, stay time, EVAs, mobility, experiments, and tools. Dr. Jim Head of Brown University will present a brief review of the Apollo landing sites, surface operations and science return of each mission. He will discuss the rapid transition from achieving a national goal (Apollo 11) to performing scientific expeditions and the science and engineering synergism that helped in understanding the origin and evolution of the Moon. Head will also suggest some potential insights that might be useful for Artemis program planning.
Increasing Science Capabilities in the Apollo Lunar Exploration Program: Perspectives for Artemis
Thursday, September 24, 2020
7:00 p.m. CDT
Dr. Head’s 30-40 minute presentation will be followed by time for Q&A from the audience and is intended for inquisitive adults.