Monthly Archives: April 2018

June 2018 Volunteer Training

In case you are interested in becoming a volunteer, or you are a current volunteer who wants to refresh your volunteer knowledge…

Our next LTO volunteer orientation session will be held on Saturday, June 2nd, from 1:00 – 3:00 pm. (Date changed to avoid Memorial Day weekend.) This is a chance to meet some of our board members,

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Public Star Night 18 May 2018 – Dr Vicky Hamilton – SwRI – “NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Mission to the Asteroid Bennu (and Back)”

Our guest speaker for this public star night will be Dr Vicky Hamilton from Boulder’s Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), and the topic of her talk will about the OSIRIS-REx mission.

The primary objective of NASA’s Origins-Spectral Interpretation-Resource Identification-Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) mission is to return a pristine sample from the asteroid Bennu to help scientists understand the origin and evolution of our solar system,

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Public Star Night – 20 April 2018 – Allison Barto – Ball Aerospace – The James Webb Space Telescope

Our guest speaker for this public star night will be Allison Barto, the program manager for the James Webb Space telescope at Ball Aerospace.

Since the invention of the telescope over 400 years ago, humans have been building bigger and more powerful telescopes in a drive to better understand our amazing Universe.

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