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Surface of Moon, looking at Earth



Our Lunar Future

Wednesday, December 9, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST


Presented By

The New York Academy of Sciences


We’re going to the Moon—again! In the next decade NASA’s Artemis program will first orbit, and then land on the lunar surface. What may seem like a re-run from the 1960’s is designed to establish a more permanent human presence on the Moon. This will be used for both scientific and private aims, and it may serve as a stepping-stone to Mars. In this event, we’ll learn more about what’s planned, what we gain from human space exploration, and how we establish international agreements off-planet.


Nonmember Student, Undergrad, Grad, Fellow
Member Student, Post-Doc, Fellow


Kari Fischer, PhD

New York Academy of Sciences


Timiebi Aganaba-Jeanty, PhD, LLM

Arizona State University

Dina Contella


Dorit Donoviel, PhD

Baylor College of Medicine