"Beyond Earth: Reaching the Moon, Asteroids and Mars" with Astronaut Tom JonesJul 06, 2017 01:30 PM Journey to Mars and Space Shuttle Atlantis
Astronaut Tom Jones will give an exclusive presentation entitled "Beyond Earth: Reaching the Moon, Asteroids and Mars," in Journey to Mars: Explorers Wanted at 1:30 p.m.
The presentation will be followed by a signing at 3:00 p.m. in Space Shuttle Atlantis® on the bottom level.
More details coming soon.
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.