Ms. Bowman is the New Horizons Mission Operations Manager at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in Maryland. In a nutshell, she leads a team of approx. 40 scientists, supervising the day-to-day operations for one of NASA’s most distant spacecraft. The New Horizons 2015 Pluto flyby captured the most high-resolution images of the dwarf planet to date. (photos here and here)
Ms. Bowman spoke in the Dome in March 2016. For Wednesday’s talk, she will give an overview of the New Horizons mission, with recent updates, and let everyone know what’s coming down the road. Her presentation is a nice way to celebrate–and be thankful for–the accomplishments of women in STEM!
The talk begins at 12 PM in the Barbara Thalhimer Theater and is completely free just check-in at the Guest Services desk and they’ll point you towards the theater. Guests are welcome to bring their lunch and eat during the presentation. Because of the notoriety of the mission and speaker, the museum is expecting a good size crowd.
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