Our next meeting is SATURDAY, AUGUST 17th – From 7:00 to 9:30 PM. We’re excited about our local Sky Watcher Dr. Bob Grimm and his team recently winning a NASA contract to send their instrument to the Moon! Come hear all about it…
MOONSHOT FROM COAL CREEK CANYON
CCC resident and geophysicist Dr. Bob Grimm has been selected by NASA to lead a team that will send a new kind of instrument to the surface of the Moon to probe its deep interior. The Lunar Magnetotelluric Sounder (LMS) measures natural low-frequency magnetic and electric fields that have penetrated hundreds of miles or more into the Moon. We’ll also have a shorter presentation from our local Sky Watcher Dewey Anderson about the spacesuits he designed and build for the Mars Society’s analog sites, Mars Desert Research Station and Flashline Mars Arctic Research Station. Leonard David will also provide space mission updates. After the presentations, we’ll set up our telescopes check out Jupiter, Saturn and other celestial objects, weather permitting.
Check out our Sky Watchers Facebook page that Carolyn Collins Petersen created for us.