The LAS April meeting is Thursday, April 20, 7 pm, at the IHop Restaurant, 2040 Ken Pratt Blvd., Longmont. The speaker is Dr. Amanda Hendrix, Senior Scientist, Planetary Science Institute. Her presentation is “The Cassini Mission Comes to an End in 2017”.
Amanda is deputy project scientist for the Cassini mission to Saturn which will end this September. She studies planetary surface composition, weathering processes, and radiation products using ultra-violet spectroscopy. She is co-author of the book “Beyond Earth, Our path to a New Home in the Planets” published last November.