Earth and Space Exploration Day

Earth and Space Exploration Day

You’re invited to the virtual Earth and Space Exploration Day hosted by ASU’s School of Earth and Space Exploration!

Saturday, Nov. 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. AZ/MST via Zoom 

Earth and Space Exploration Day is a free annual event hosted by the School of Earth and Space Exploration. This year the event will be held virtually and will feature demonstrations, talks with scientists and science activities. The School's research involves all continents on Earth, and extends to the Moon, Mars, Mercury and beyond. It's great fun for students, families, educators and anyone interested in exploring Earth and space. 

Space is limited! Register here via Zoom to reserve your spot. Your registration is confirmation of your RSVP. 

Plus! Passport to the Stars: Earth and Space Exploration Day edition for K-12 learners! 

Event Schedule: 

10 a.m.: Welcoming remarks by School of Earth and Space Exploration Director Mini Wadhwa 

Keynote address by Research Scientist Rolf Jansen

Group presentations from: 

Hydrothermal Organic Geochemistry Group: Earth as a chemist 

Infiniscope: Galaxy Exploration

11 a.m.: Live broadcast from Mission Operations 

Ron Greeley Center for Planetary Studies with Prof. David Williams: NASA Planetary Exploration Update talk

Cosmology Research Group: James Webb Space Telescope research and a demo of AHaH 

Dr. Impact: How impact craters form and what controls the size of the crater 

Noon: Live broadcast from the Gallery of Exploration featuring the Psyche Mission

Meet the School of Earth and Space Exploration Docents and Space Grant Interns

Infiniscope: James Webb Space Telescope trivia 

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera: mission overview

ShawdowCam: mission overview and instrument status  

Center for Meteorite Studies: Tour of the ASU Center for Meteorite Studies collection

12:50 p.m.: Live broadcast from the Marston Theater

Kim Baptista
School of Earth and Space Exploration
Online via Zoom