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Exploring the Pluto System and Kuiper Belt Object Arrokoth with NASA’s New Horizons

August 30, 2023 @ 7:00 pm8:00 pm

Guest Speaker
Alan Stern
Principal Investigator
NASA New Horizons Mission, Southwest Research Institute

NASA’s New Horizons is the first spacecraft to successfully explore the Pluto System and a Kuiper Belt Object named Arrokoth, making history as the farthest flyby ever performed in our solar system. Learn more about the mission, the scientific payload it carries, and some of the many scientific findings from these two landmark explorations. The talk will conclude with a look at where New Horizons is today as it continues to explore farther into the Kuiper Belt.

Exploring Pluto System & Kuiper Belt Object Arrokoth with NASA's New Horizons. 8/30/2023 at Kahilu Theatre. Free and open to the public. 6:30pm - doors open. 7:00pm - Talk beings


August 30, 2023
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Kahilu Theatre
67-1186 Lindsey Rd
Kamuela, HI 96743 United States
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