UAAA and College of Science D.C. Reception
Sunday, December 9, 2018, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
CASE Headquarters
1307 New York Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20005


Hosted by the UA College of Science, the UA Alumni Association and the CapitolCats Alumni Chapter.

Join us for an alumni reception to celebrate science at the UA. Learn the latest about the UA College of Science's leadership in the Asteroid Sample Return Mission: OSIRIS-REx, scheduled to arrive at the asteroid, Bennu, on Dec. 3. The presentation also features news about NASA’s New Frontiers Program and mission finalists, the CAESAR and the Dragonfly missions, which both include UA Lunar and Planetary Laboratory faculty and alumni.

Event Speakers

  • Timothy Swindle
    • Director of the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, planetary sciences department head
  • Dante Lauretta '93
    • Principal investigator, NASA's OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Return mission, co-investigator of the CAESAR Mission
  • Elizabeth "Zibi" Turtle '98
    • Planetary scientist in the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

There is no charge to attend this event. A no-host bar reception begins at 5 p.m., followed by a 5:45 p.m. program.


Registration for this event has been closed as it has reached capacity.