DaVinci Exhibit Closes May 26



Science On Tap - Trials, Triumphs & Tragedy of EagleCam

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Science on Tap is not your ordinary lecture series. Grab a beer from Bombs Away Beer Company and enjoy a relaxed presentation by scientists, researchers, and subject matter experts on various engaging science topics. Come join the conversation!

What's on Tap this Month?

Trials, Triumphs & Tragedy of EagleCam: The Quest for a Novel Third-Person View of a Lunar Landing
with Christopher Hays, Ph.D.

Ahead of the Artemis crewed missions returning to the moon, Initiative Machines (under the NASA Commercial Lunar Payload Services contract)landed the Nova-C Class lander on the lunar surface on February 22, 2024. As part of this mission, EagleCam was intended to provide the first-ever third-person view of a lunar landing.

Join Dr. Christopher Hays, an incoming Research Aerospace Engineer with Air Force Research Laboratory - Space Vehicles Directorate and lead engineer on EagleCam as he presents the thrilling story of a group of college students who were challenged to go where no university has gone before.

Join us on Friday, June 7, at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. Doors open at 6:00 pm The presentation begins at 6:30 pm and ends at 7:30 pm.

Admission is $10 per person, and you must be 21 years old to attend. Admission will provide each guest with one beer ticket. Guests can purchase additional drinks. IDs are required. Please drink responsibly. Event tickets can be purchased in advance below, or they can be purchased the night of the event at the door. Please email us with any questions.

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About Our Speaker

Dr. Christopher Hays is an incoming Research Aerospace Engineer with the Air Force Research Laboratory - Space Vehicles Directorate, OSD SMART Scholar, and was the lead engineer on EagleCam.

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