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After Dark: LIVE with the InSight Lander Roadshow and Videons (description)

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Category:Business
Address:Pier 15 The Embarcadero San Francisco, California, United States of America 94111
Phone:415-528-4646
Event dates:4/19/2018 (This event has already taken place)
Event web site:http://go.evvnt.com/220283-2?pid=5188
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  • Lifestyle, Arts and Leisure
  • Nightlife
Contact:visit@exploratorium.edu
Organizer phone:415-528-4646
Offering type:Conference
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Language:English
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Videons: Visions Through Time, 1968–2018

Featuring a retrospective and current work of pioneering video artist Steve Beck, we highlight the hypnotic and transcendent visuals created through analogue video synthesizers, live moment, and film/video hybrids. Beck will join us for a conversation about his work, vision, and the convergence of art and technology.

Among the works to be shown are CYCLES and UNION, two video-film fusions recently acquired by The Smithsonian Museum of American Art for their permanent collection of The Moving Image.

LIVE with the InSight Lander Roadshow: Mission to Mars

Join NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory scientists and engineers and get a sneak peek of the upcoming InSight Mars mission, the first to focus on examining the deep interior of Mars. Launching in May 2018, this lander will be the very first interplanetary launch from the West Coast. The Exploratorium will host the InSight Roadshow with a half-scale model of the lander and an array of instruments.

InSight (Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport) is a NASA Discovery Program mission that will place a single lander on Mars. InSight is more than a Mars mission; it's a terrestrial planet explorer that will address one of the most fundamental questions of planetary and solar system science: what are the processes that shaped the rocky planets of the inner solar system, including Earth, more than four billion years ago?

By using sophisticated geophysical instruments, InSight will delve deep beneath the surface of Mars, detecting the fingerprints of the processes of terrestrial planet formation, as well as measuring the planet's "vital signs": its "pulse" (seismology), "temperature" (heat flow probe), and "reflexes" (precision tracking).

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6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Registration Fee Details:

After Dark: USD 17.95
General Daytime Members: USD 14.95

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Contact Person:Admissions Office
Contact Emailvisit@exploratorium.edu
Organizer State/Province: (Outside US)
Organizer CountryData not provided
Organizer Phone415-528-4646
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Host Sponsor; Other SponsorsExploratorium
Event Site/VenueExploratorium
Event sold out?No
Multiple locations or dates?No
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Is Registration contact information the same as Organizer Contact above?Yes
Web Page https://go.evvnt.com/220283-0?pid=5188
Can one register for your CE on your web site?NA
Can registration be made by snail (regular) mail?No
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Do you have additional written or AV materials for sale?No
If so, are they available for non-attendees as well as those attending?NA
Is full tuition necessary to ensure registration?No
Will there be shuttle service available?NA

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