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Solar System Exploration @ 50 Symposium
Solar System Exploration @ 50 Symposium
12 Jan 2012
(Source: NASA Science Mission Directorate Planetary Science Division)

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On 25-26 October 2012 the NASA History Office is cosponsoring a symposium to mark the 50th anniversary planetary exploration, along with NASA's Science Mission Directorate, the National Air and Space Museum, and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The event will be held at the Lockheed Martin Global Vision Center, 2121 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA (in the Crystal City complex).

Participation is free and open to the public, although registration will be required.

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NASA Symposium Marks 50 Years Of Solar System Exploration
WASHINGTON -- Media representatives are invited to attend a NASA History symposium about past, present and future solar system exploration. The event takes place Oct. 25-26 from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. EDT, at the Lockheed Martin Global Vision Center in Crystal City, Va.

The event is free and open to the public with prior registration. The deadline for registration is Friday, Oct. 19 at 5 p.m. The two-day event will be streamed live on the agency's website at:

The Solar System Exploration @ 50 Symposium will explore the milestones of our 50-year history of planetary exploration, what we have learned, and how we have learned it. The symposium is sponsored by the NASA History Program Office and the Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in Washington, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., and the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington.

Media representatives interested in attending should email Dwayne Brown at or Yvette Smith at

For a complete list of speakers and to register, visit:

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