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Saving the Earth by Exploring the Stars: Robert Lee Forrest Capstone Webinar

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Speaker: Ellen Stofan, Ph.D., Smithsonian Under Secretary for Science and Research

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Event Details

Ellen Stofan smiling beside a red plane in a museum hangar
Ellen Stofan. Photo by Jim Preston, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM2018-01471)

In our finale Earth Optimism webinar of 2022, find out how going to space has helped improve live on Earth! Ellen Stofan will explore how satellite observations and other space technologies are transforming our view of Earth, and yielding new insights for keeping our home planet sustainable. Stofan is a planetary geologist who served as the first female director of the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum and a former chief scientist for NASA. She now serves as the Smithsonian’s Under Secretary for Science and Research.

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