About this Event
Relive the final moments of Cassini and the mission highlights that have expanded our understanding of Saturn and our solar system with the guy who was there since day one.
Dave Doody, JPL’s lead engineer for realtime mission control operations of the Cassini-Huygens Mission, will talk about how we got to Saturn and the amazing discoveries we’ve made after 13 years in the Saturnian system.
Together, we’ll look at Cassini’s daring set of ring-grazing orbits and dives, including:
- Flybys through one of our closest approaches to Saturn just outside the narrow, ever-changing F ring;
- 5 months of 22 planned orbits passing between Saturn and its innermost rings; until
- Cassini’s final demise, plunging into the atmosphere of Saturn.
Don’t miss this amazing talk and unique opportunity to meet and hear from one of JPL’s leading experts in Deep Space Networks and a pioneer of the Cassini team!
Type of eventScience 21+ Educational Lecture/Seminar Mixer Showcase
30 E Del Mar Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91105
Parking is available at the Del Mar Station parking garage, as well as at the Schoolhouse Parking Garage at Fair Oaks and Green.
Special Needs or Accommodations?
If you have questions regarding the events listed on this Community Calendar or if you desire an accommodation related to your disability, please contact the organizer listed on the registration page for the event. The Innovate Pasadena's Connect Week Calendar is provided as a community service to Pasadena citizens and community organizations. Though the calendar is moderated for posting acceptable events, Innovate Pasadena does not endorse nor verify the information included.