Let's Go To Mars!!

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Date and Time: 
Monday, July 15, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Speaker: 
Pieter Kallemeyn

 

A presentation on the preparation, launching and landing of NASA’s latest Mars lander, “InSight”, including recent discoveries from the surface.

 

 

Let's Go to Mars!!!


Highlands Ranch Historical Society (HRHS) hosts Pieter Kallemeyn presenting Let's Go to Mars

Pieter Kallemeyn, spacecraft engineer for the Mars Lander "Insight" (built and operated at Lockheed Martin in Littleton) will take us through its design, building and journey into outer space.  In this fascinating program, we will see Insight's landing and exploration of Mars.  Pieter will share stories of this amazing achievement.

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An evening with Pieter Kallemeyn will not disappoint those looking for an interesting presentation.


About Pieter Kallemeyn

Pieter Kallemeyn is the leader of the InSight Spacecraft Team which operates the lander from Lockheed Martin’s Mission Support Area in Denver. 

A graduate of the University of Colorado, he’s been involved in the operation of interplanetary missions for 30 years.  Past missions include Galileo (1989), Mars Pathfinder lander (1997), Mars Odyssey orbiter (2001), and Mars Phoenix Lander (2018). 

The InSight mission is the fourth Mars mission that Pieter has worked on.

 

 

 

Location

Southridge Recreation Center
Upstairs Auditorium
4800 McArthur Ranch Road
Highlands Ranch 80130