"Mars Science Laboratory Mission: First Results," the 2013 Roy Chapman Andrews Distinguished Explorer Award
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Date: Friday, February 1st, 2013
Time: 4:30 pm
Duration: 2 hours
Location: Eaton Chapel
Sponsored by: Logan Museum of Anthropology and the Roy Chapman Andrews Society / Contact: Bill Green 363-2119
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, Bill Green 363-2119
Dr. Grotzinger, the lead scientist for the Mars Curiosity expedition, will be honored as the 2013 Roy Chapman Andrews Distinguished Explorer Award recipient honoring the legacy of Roy Chapman Andrews through 21st-century adventure and discovery. Dr. Grotzinger will discuss his research and discoveries on the red planet during the award presentation.
For more information: http/roychapmanandrewssociety.org/
This event is free and open to the campus and community.
Dr. Grotzinger is a geologist who studies the early history of Earth and other planets. He is a professor of geology at the California Institute of Technology. Before moving to Caltech he was professor of earth sciences and director of the Earth Resources Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Among his honors and awards, he has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences and has received the National Science Foundation’s Young Investigator Award, the Fred Donath Medal from the Geological Society of America, the Henno Martin Medal from the Geological Society of Namibia, and the Charles Doolittle Walcott Medal from the National Academy of Sciences.