Famed Astrononmer to Speak at VVC College This Friday

Simone Graham – Editor:  Countdown. Friday, Oct 19,  at 7 p.m., Victor Valley College Performing Arts Center “Taking Your Family to Ultima Thule, 1 Billion Miles beyond Pluto!” Free and open to the public. Don’t miss it!

Astronomer Dr. Mark Showalter of the SETI Institute will recount the inside story of his New Horizons science team when he speaks about “Taking Your Family to Ultima Thule, 1 Billion Miles Beyond Pluto!” on Friday night at Victor Valley College.

What is expected to be a fascinating talk will take place at 7 p.m. Friday in the Victor Valley College Performing Arts Center, 18422 Bear Valley Road, Victorville. Admission and parking are free and the public is encouraged to attend.

Showalter will make a world-class presentation about the NASA mission, New Horizons, that encountered an object in space colder and older than any other humanity has ever seen.

Visit the College Website for Dr. Showwalter’s bio and the New Horizons Project: http://www.vvc.edu/academic_programs/stem/lecture-series-taking-your-family-to-ultima-thule.shtml

 

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