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Earth, Moon, Planets, and Cosmos: What We Know and What Discoveries Await

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John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

Columbia Point

Boston, MA 02125

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Join scientists and engineers as they discuss how space discoveries have changed the world and what new discoveries are still ahead.

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Michael Freilich, former NASA Earth Science Division Director, will examine how space satellites have revolutionized our understanding Planet Earth.

Scientists Maria Zuber, MIT Professor of Geophysics, Laurie Leshin, President, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and Sara Seager, MIT Professor of Planetary Science and Physics, will discuss scientific discoveries that have changed our understanding of the universe beyond Planet Earth, and questions that still remain unanswered.

This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are recommended, and may be made by clicking the "Register" link in on this page, or by calling 617-514-1643. Registration guarantees a seat in the building, but not in the main hall.

Please note that absolutely no backpacks or large bags will be permitted in the Library on June 19.

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This panel is part of the JFK Space Summit, a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing and President Kennedy’s vision that launched the effort to get there. Hosted by the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, with Ambassador Caroline Kennedy, this day-long symposium highlights the history that led to the first Moon landing, current scientific and technological space initiatives, and the future of space exploration. The program will challenge Americans to learn from the past, draw inspiration from President Kennedy’s vision, and renew our civic commitment to solving the great challenges of our own time.

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