Our local Planetary Society group has had a busy Fall so far and it's continuing with yet another event, in less than two weeks! On Saturday, November 17th at the Free Library of Philadelphia, NASA JPL Ambassador John Conrad will give us the rundown on what was learned from the Cassini mission.
John gave a lecture for TPS Philly back in February, and it was so excellent that we knew we'd have to convince him to return. Well, return he has, and he'll be illuminating one of the most stunning missions to ever glide through the cosmos: Cassini. The Cassini-Huygens probe arrived to Saturn in 2004. In 2017, having completed it missions investigating the gas giant & moons, Cassini was famously plunged into Saturn's atmosphere, igniting in a final blaze of glory. John's talk will mainly cover what we've learned about Saturn and its moons over the 13 year span of Cassini orbiting Saturn.
We usually go to the Whole Foods on 22nd afterwards to eat, hang out and chat so feel free to join us whether you’re a Society member or not!