Why Space?

Themes:
Space & Alien CommunicationExploring the Explorers
When:
Saturday Jun 16   04:00 PM to 04:50 PM (50 minutes)
Where:
Pasadena Convention Center - Cassiopeia Room (Ballroom A/B/C)
It takes a lot of energy and technology to leave terra firma. But why rocket into space when there’s so much to be done on Earth? From the practical usefulness of satellites to the thrill of exploring other worlds, let us count the ways.
Participant
SETI Institute
Senior Astronomer, Institute Fellow