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Event ID:  35738
Contact Name:  Michael Bryce
Contact Email:  michael@gospacewatch.co.uk
Contact Phone:  07821 896 304
Organization:  GoSpaceWatch Limited
Event Web Site:  http://www.gospacewatch.co.uk
Dates:  7th October 2020 to 7th October 2020
Physical Event:  No
Type:  Other
Start/End Type:  Starts During WSW
Country:  United Kingdom
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Event Name:  Online Lecture: Persephone Pluto System Orbiter and Kuiper Belt Explorer
Event Description:  An Online Lecture by Dr Carly Howett, (Principle Investigator of Persephone) Southwest Research Institute, Boulder, Colorado. USA. 7:30 pm UK Time Persephone is a NASA-funded concept mission study to investigate the feasibility of sending a mission to orbit within the Pluto system and further investigate the Kuiper Belt. We will discuss the science motivation for returning to Pluto, as well as the complexities and difficulties with sending a probe to Pluto. Dr. Carly Howett (SwRI) is the Principal Investigator of Persephone, and is the Deputy Principal Investigator of the Ralph Instrument on NASA's New Horizons mission (which encountered Pluto in 2015). Tickets at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/online-lecture-persephone-pluto-system-orbiter-and-kuiper-belt-explorer-tickets-119397943463
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