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March 2019

The Science of Apollo

March 28,7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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Best-selling author and space historian Andrew Chaikin and a panel of experts, including Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison Schmitt, discuss the science of Project Apollo and the benefits to society of future planetary exploration.

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If you are unable to attend the lecture in person, you can watch a live broadcast from the Library’s Facebook page or via livestream.com.

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The Science of Apollo

March 28,7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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Best-selling author and space historian Andrew Chaikin and a panel of experts, including Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison Schmitt, discuss the science of Project Apollo and the benefits to society of future planetary exploration.

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April 2019

Roving Down the Road Towards Understanding the Habitability of Mars

April 11,7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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Join Dr. John Grant, Geologist at the Smithsonian Center for Earth and Planetary Studies, for an in-depth look at current and future robotic missions to Mars.

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Cosmic Tremors: The Quest for Colliding Black Holes

April 30,7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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The 17th Annual Paul D. Bartlett, Sr. Lecture presented in association with the Harvard-Radcliffe Club of Kansas City, the Princeton Alumni Association of Greater Kansas City, and the Yale Club of Kansas City. Yale astrophysicist Priyamvada Natarajan will trace the history of the idea of black holes and present our evolving understanding of how they form and grow.

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May 2019

Return to the Moon and On to Mars

May 9,7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Linda Hall Library, 5109 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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Alicia Dwyer Cianciolo, an aerospace engineer at the NASA Langley Research Center, will discuss how recent work at NASA to develop human landers at Mars is influencing new lunar lander vehicle designs. The goal is to develop and utilize technologies that will be needed on future missions, increase sustainability, and lower costs.

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