Lecture, Weds 24th January, 7.30 p.m. “The Cassini Mission to Saturn: The End of an Era” - Prof Carl Murray (Queen Mary, Univ of London)

Prof Carl Murray
 
The Cassini-Huygens mission to the Saturn system ended on 15th September 2017 when, the Cassini spacecraft was deliberately sent into the atmosphere of the planet and destroyed.  
 
It was one of the most successful planetary missions ever launched.  
 
As a member of the Cassini Imaging Team, Prof Carl Murray has been directly involved in the mission from its inception and has been using Cassini images to study Saturn's rings and their interaction with small moons.  
 
In this lecture Prof Murray will give an insider's view of the mission's incredible successes and talk about his experiences exploring Saturn with Cassini. 
 
 
Doors open about 7.15pm. There is free parking available on the campus in the evenings. Admission Free, including light refreshments. We are located in the Bell Theatre, Department of Mathematics and Physics, QUB - details here......
 
 
With thanks to the Astrophysics Research Centre, QUB, for assistance with this event.