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How Space Exploration Benefits Society, Spring Workshop

  • Santa Rosa Junior College 1501 Mendocino Avenue Santa Rosa, CA, 95401 United States (map)

Course: How Space Exploration Benefits Society
Instructor: Dawn M. Keiser
Location: Santa Rosa Junior College Community Education, Emeritus Hall, Room 1596
Saturday, February 17th, 10am - 3pm
Course Fee: $74
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Course Description:
Did you know that the case protecting your phone may have been made using NASA developed material? That the bubbles in your brew could be from technology originally designed for use on Mars?  Aerospace organizations like NASA are on the front lines of technological, scientific, and industrial innovation, and perhaps without even knowing it we see evidence of their work every day.  From imaging technology that helps firefighters coordinate wildfire efforts to the GPS we use to navigate through busy city streets, the benefits of space exploration research are everywhere.  We even have the ability to recycle thousands of tons of plastic waste into usable fuel.  This class will cover the space industry's current and future missions, what those missions mean for the rest of us, and why Space Exploration Research is more relevant than ever.

Earlier Event: August 7
Round Table Discussion