OSIRIS REX Presentation by Dolores Hill


Join your Tucson Chapter IEEE for a presentation on the OSIRIS-REX Mission. Refreshments provided!!!!

Dolores H. Hill
Sr. Research Specialist, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona

Dolores is a member of NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample return mission Communication and Public Engagement team. She is OSIRIS-REx Ambassadors lead, and co-lead of its Target Asteroids! citizen science program (honored as White House Champion of Change for Citizen Science 2013). Since 1981 Dolores has analyzed a wide range of meteorites at the University of Arizona’s Lunar and Planetary Laboratory and provided technical support to space missions and LPL laboratories.

In addition to her work analyzing meteorites, she has a lifelong interest in amateur astronomy. Dolores is a longtime member of the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association, co-founded the Sunset Astronomical Society in Midland, Michigan and was a member of the Warren Astronomical Society in the Detroit-area. Near-Earth asteroid [masked]) Doloreshill is named after her. She looks forward to seeing samples of near-Earth asteroid Bennu in 2023!