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(December 4) The Exploration of the Moon and then onto Mars, by Dr. Jim Green

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    AIAA LA-LV 12/4 Section (Town Hall) e-Meeting (on Zoom)

    Saturday, December 4, 2021, 11 AM PST (Add to Calendar)

    The Exploration of the Moon and then onto Mars

    by

    Dr. James L. Green

    NASA Chief Scientist

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    Scientists believe that the Moon was formed out of a collision between the Earth with a Mars sized planet named Theia at a very early stage of the development of the solar system. From then on, the Earth and the Moon's evolution have been intertwined. The Moon has kept the Earth's rotational axis pointing in the same direction providing a significant level of stability for the Earth's climate. Today, the Moon holds many fascinating mysteries for scientists to explore. Scientifically there has been several stunning advances in lunar science and a realization that going back to the Moon will provide scientists and explorers the opportunity to live to live and work on a planetary surface. NASA's future plan is to go to the Moon to stay and then onto Mars.

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    Dr. James L. Green,

    Chief Scientist, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), U.S.A.

    NASA's Chief Scientist Jim Green serves as principal adviser to the NASA administrator and other senior officials on agency science programs, strategic planning, science policy, and the evaluation of related investments. Prior to his appointment as the chief scientist, Dr. Green was the director of the Planetary Science Division at NASA Headquarters from August 2006 to April 2018. Under his leadership, he managed the New Horizons spacecraft flyby of Pluto, the Juno spacecraft to Jupiter, and the landing of the Curiosity rover on Mars just to name a few. Jim was also the lead consultant on the movie "The Martian."

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