New Horizons NASA Social Web Chat Featuring NASA Ames Scientist

New Horizons NASA Social  Web Chat Featuring NASA Ames Scientist
New Horizons NASA Social Web Chat Featuring NASA Ames Scientist

On June 6, 2015 NASA and the Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory hosted a NASA social on NASA’s New Horizons mission. New Horizons will fly by Pluto & its moons on July 14, 2015 after a 9.5 year trek across the Solar System. Speakers include Dr. Jim Green (NASA HQ), Dr. Alan Stern, New Horizons Principal Investigator (SwRI), Chris Hersman, Mission Spacecraft Engineer (APL), Dr. Kimberly Ennico, deputy Project Scientist & Co-Investigator (NASA Ames), and Kevin Hussey (JPL).

It was broadcast live on NASA TV. A recording of the event can be found here

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tlNjniFCXMg

For the latest information on this historic 1st mission to Pluto, please visit the mission websites at http://pluto.jhuapl.edu/ and http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/newhorizons/main/index.html .

NASA Ames has three Co-Investigators on New Horizons, Dr. Jeff Moore (Code SST), science team lead for Geophysics, Geology & Imaging, Dr. Dale Cruikshank (Code SSA, deputy science team lead for Composition, and Dr. Kimberly Ennico (Code SSA), deputy Project Scientist.