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Caltech Associates Program, Dare Mighty Things: Jet Propulsion Laboratory Tour

Friday, April 6, 2018
9:00am to 12:00pm
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9:00 a.m. Private tour of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory
12:30 p.m. Luncheon, presentation, and activities at the Caltech campus

The Associates private tour of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is back! Start your day off experiencing the home to some of the greatest interplanetary science and learn about its rich history. You'll be transported onto the set of your favorite sci-fi movie as you explore the Mission Control Center where flights and missions are monitored. As the JPL's motto suggests, space enthusiasts will "dare mighty things" as they get a first-hand look at what's new for the future of space travel and exploration!

Hear from Dr. Kenneth Farley, Mars 2020's project scientist and Caltech's W.M. Keck Foundation Professor of Geochemistry, as he shares insights into Mars 2020, NASA's next Mars rover mission.

JPL tour recommended for guests third grade age level and up. Limit four tickets per Associates membership.

More details to follow.

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This event is open to members of the Caltech Associates and guests. For more information and to learn how to join, please visit our website or contact the Associates office at (626) 395-3919.

With a proud history of support dating back to 1926, the Caltech Associates are a vibrant organization of more than 2,000 members who are investors in discovery. Membership helps advance Caltech's most ambitious projects, including new treatments for disease, insights into nature, and technologies that could change the way people live their lives.

Caltech is changing the world. You can be part of it by joining the Caltech Associates and help shape tomorrow. Visit: https://www.associates.caltech.edu