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"Beyond Earth: Reaching the Moon, Asteroids and Mars" with Astronaut Tom Jones

Jul 06, 2017 03:00 PM Journey to Mars and Space Shop

 

Astronaut Tom Jones will give an exclusive presentation entitled "Beyond Earth: Reaching the Moon, Asteroids and Mars," in Journey to Mars: Explorers Wanted at 3:00 p.m.

The presentation will be followed by a signing at 4:00 p.m. in Space Shop on the second floor.

 

ABOUT TOM JONES

Thomas D. Jones, PhD, is a scientist, author, pilot, and former NASA astronaut. He holds a doctorate in planetary sciences, and in more than eleven years with NASA, flew on four space shuttle missions to Earth orbit.

Dr. Jones' awards include the NASA Distinguished Service Medal, four NASA Space Flight Medals, the NASA Exceptional Service award, the NASA Outstanding Leadership Medal, the NASA Exceptional Public Service award, Phi Beta Kappa, the Air Force Commendation Medal, and Distinguished Eagle Scout. Main belt asteroid 1082 Tom Jones is named in his honor.

Astronaut Tom Jones

"Beyond Earth: Reaching the Moon, Asteroids and Mars" with Astronaut Tom Jones

Summer of Mars, June 5, 2017 - September 4, 2017