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Andrew Chaikin Lecture at OMSI in Portland, Friday January 22nd! January 14, 2010

Posted by Nick Azer in Andrew Chaikin, OMSI, Picture of the Week.
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Preeminent lunar historian, lecturer. and expert Andrew Chaikin (author of A Man on the Moon and the current occupier of my coffee table, Voices from the Moon) is going to be making an appearance to discuss the LCROSS results—and give a guided tour of the Moon–here at OMSI in my native Portland, OR on Friday, January 22nd at 7pm! The event is free with a $2 suggested donation.

I’ll be there in person to check it out, and if you have the money, there’s a spiffy $250 Space Gala fundraiser the next day (being 26 and scraping by in typical PDX fashion, no gala for me this time ;) )

This all leads up an OMSI’s new, extensive future-of-space exhibit: “SPACE: A Journey to Our Future“. You’ll be able to tour a replica of a future lunar camp (!), build an Ares rocket, inspect actual rocks from Mars and lunar meteorites, and more… I’m pumped about the lunar base bunk beds! :) The exhibit runs January 30th-May 31st, 2010.

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