ROM: Getting to Know Bennu: Updates on the OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample-Return Mission

Asteroid Bennu
Artist rendition of asteroid Bennu. Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab
Friday, January 25, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Join Canadian experts Mike Daly (York University), Tim Haltigin (Canadian Space Agency), Kate Howells (Planetary Society; Government of Canada’s Space Advisory Board member) and Kim Tait (Royal Ontario Museum), as they provide the latest updates on OSIRIS-REx, the ongoing mission to return a sample from the surface of asteroid Bennu. The moderator is Dan Riskin.

Hear from scientists as they analyze the newest OSIRIS-REx data, transmitted to Earth following the spacecraft’s arrival at Bennu in December 2018.

Doors Open: 5:30pm
Lecture: 6:00-7:00pm

Program Partner: The Canadian Space Agency

Who can attend: Everyone
Fee: Free
Tickets: Online
Organized by: The Royal Ontario Museum
Location: Signy and Cléophée Eaton Theatre, Level 1B, 100 Queen’s Park, Toronto, ON  M5S 2C6