Event Name Science Week - Exo Biology - Mission Mars
Start Date 13th Aug 2019 6:15pm
End Date 13th Aug 2019 7:30pm
Duration 1 hour and 15 minutes
Description

About this Event

As part of National Science Week, the Gippsland Tech School is hosting a range of activities and presentations from Monday 12th August to Thursday 15th August.

Join us for an evening with NASA Geologist and Exobiologist Darlene Lim.

Dr. Darlene Lim is a geobiologist based at the NASA Ames Research Center in California. Darlene leads several NASA-funded research programs that are focused on blending field science research with the development of capabilities and concepts for future human spaceflight into deep space and Mars. She is the Principal Investigator of the NASA-funded SUBSEA, BASALT and Pavilion Lake research programs, and the Deputy PI of the NASA FINESSE research program. Darlene has served on a number of NASA MEPAG (Mars Exploration Program Analysis Group) committees and is also currently serving on the Ocean Exploration Advisory Board for the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Darlene is a passionate promoter of science and exploration education and outreach efforts, and founded the Haven House Family Shelter STEM Explorers' Speakers Series, which from 2012-2015 enabled NASA and academic researchers to conduct educational sessions with homeless children in the San Francisco Bay Area.

To find out more about the talented Dr Darlene Lim, follow this link: https://spacescience.arc.nasa.gov/subsea/people/darlene-lim/

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