Los Angeles, CA, January 18, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- The PLATO Society of Los Angeles: COLLOQUIUM To Boldly Go: NASA's Dawn Mission to the Asteroid Belt
Open to the public.
The PLATO Society of Los Angeles presents a COLLOQUIUM: To Boldly Go: NASA's Dawn Mission to the Asteroid Belt by Marc Rayman, Mission Director of the Dawn Mission at JPL and NASA.
The ambitious and exciting Dawn mission is one of NASA’s most remarkable ventures into the solar system. Part of NASA's Discovery Program, Dawn is a mission to the two largest bodies in the asteroid belt - Vesta and Ceres. These diverse worlds offer scientific snapshots of the birth of our solar system 4.6 billion years ago.
The alien landscapes Dawn reveals provide humankind with a new perspective on the solar ystem, and hold clues that will help scientists understand the dawn of the solar system. Dr. Rayman will give a presentation on the Dawn mission and its use of ion propulsion, as well as its two exotic destinations.
Thursday January 18, 2018
Skirball Magnin Auditorium
12:45 Coffee and Cookies 1:30-3:00 Program
Free parking Open to the public
RSVP at the front office or firstname.lastname@example.org or 310-443-7676.
The PLATO Society of Los Angeles represents a special place where Southern California retirees, including doctors, lawyers, engineers, entertainment industry specialists, judges, social service specialists, teachers, professors, design and architectural specialists, former musicians and opera aficionados, and politicians congregate to learn from each other and appreciate all the world has to offer. The PLATO SOCIETY has been supporting the City and its programs for some 30 years. Each term for three terms of the year the members vote on what programs they want. Programs range from history, geography, science, arts and literature to all kinds of political and cultural events. Plato also holds colloquiums at Skirball Center throughout the year, an annual Retreat at Bardim-Brandeis Conference Center, Simi Valley, an annual study trip overseas and several informal discussions.
For further information contact:
Tel: 310 443 7676