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September 2018

Cosmic Explorations Speaker Series – Mars and Curiosity

September 6 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Lunar and Planetary Institute, 3600 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058 United States
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The Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) has been part of NASA’s adventure of exploring the solar system since 1968. In that time, our understanding of the solar system has changed greatly. What was known about the surface of Mars (particularly its habitability) 50 years ago? How has our knowledge of the surface of Mars evolved in that time? How have recent missions contributed to our evolving view of the surface…

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Sky Fest: Telescopes of Latin America

September 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Lunar and Planetary Institute, 3600 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058 United States
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The Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) partners with the NASA Johnson Space Center Astronomy Society to engage families in Sky Fest. Sky Fest events are open to all ages, and include presentations from scientists, hands-on activities, and night sky viewing through telescopes (weather permitting). In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, LPI presents “Telescopes of Latin America” on Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 8:00–10:00 p.m. at the LPI. Explorers of all ages are…

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