Podcaster: The Telescope Man, a.k.a. Joe Lalumia & Dr. Allan Stern
Title: Beginner Astronomy Class: New Horizons Mission to Pluto
Organization: Telescope Man
Link : Joe’s website: www.telescopeman.org
Original file: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2vSLX1y799o
Description: Our Guest Speaker will be Dr. Alan Stern, planetary scientist, space program executive, aerospace consultant, and author. He will be presenting”New Horizons to Planet Pluto: Exploring The Frontier of Our Solar System”
New Horizons is NASA’s mission to explore the Pluto system and the Kuiper Belt. The spacecraft was launched on 19 January 2006 and will begin its encounter studies of Pluto in early 2015, culminating on 14 July 2015 with a close approach just 12,500 km from Pluto.
February 2013 general meeting of the Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas.
Bio: Joe Lalumia, also known as The Telescope Man, is the President Emeritus, of the Texas Astronomical Society.
Dr. Alan Stern, planetary scientist, space program executive, aerospace consultant, and author.
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