* Join Dr. Amber Straughn at Nerd Nite Austin for a free public talk on “Increasing the Awesome: NASA’s Next Huge Space Telescope.” Dr. Straughn, astrophysicist and James Webb Space Telescope deputy project scientist will be talking about Webb and the science it intends to accomplish. Find Nerd Nite at Central Market, 4001 N. Lamar Blvd. Doors open at 7 p.m.
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* Dr. Amber Straughn will be giving a talk during South by Southwest in Austin, Texas titled Hubble and Beyond: A Quarter Century of Science & Art from the Hubble Space Telescope. Free to the public, it will be taking place at 7:30 p.m. March 10 at Art.Science.Gallery, 916 Springdale Road, Building 2 #102, Austin, TX, 78702.
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* The Webb and Hubble booth is gone from the Gaming Expo, but NASA is still in town! Badged SXSW Interactive participants can check out the “Experience NASA” exhibit through Wednesday, March 12, at the SXSW Tradeshow in the Austin Convention Center. This exhibit will feature some of NASA’s most exciting missions, including our Mars Rovers, the soon-to-fly Orion space capsule, the Space Launch System, and the Asteroid Grand Challenge, which seeks public participation. NASA will also host a Space Meetup on Monday, March 10 at 4 p.m. where participants can meet fellow space enthusiast – along with NASA staff from multiple programs, missions, and projects – all at the NASA exhibit.
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