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Back to the Moon for Good featuring Dr. Supriya Chakrabarti

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Framingham State University Planetarium

Framingham, MA 01701

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Join us for a screening of the fulldome film Back to the Moon for Good, which tells the story of the Google Lunar XPrize, a contest that has inspired a modern-day space race among teams of space enthusiasts from around the world. After the film, Dr. Supriya Chakrabarti of UMass Lowell will share insights on Team Indus and their quest to land a spacecraft on the Moon.

Dr. Chakrabarti is a Professor of Physics and Director of the Lowell Center for Space Science and Technology (LoCSST) at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. His work focuses on instrumentation for both space and ground based observation of Earth’s forests, planetary atmospheres and extra-solar planets. Now, Dr. Chakrabarti’s team has been asked by Team Indus to help them develop an instrument for their Moon mission!

Fulldome Film: yes• Live Planetarium Content: no • Guest Speaker: yes

Audience: Adults and teens age 14+

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Framingham State University Planetarium

Framingham, MA 01701

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