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Geologist Shares Experiences on Simulated Moon Missions

Event: Astronauts, Robots and Rocks: Preparing for Geological Planetary Exploration. When: Thursday Oct. 27, all-ages science festival (5:30–6:45 p.m.), Lecture (7:00-8:00 p.m.) Where: Welch Hall 2.224, The University of Texas at Austin. A map is available online. Background: Mark Helper, a senior lecturer at The University of Texas at Austin’s Jackson School of Geosciences, shares stories…   » Continue Reading

Biography: John A. Jackson

John A. (Jack) Jackson was born in 1913 in Lufkin, Texas. He lost his father when he was 3 years old, after which he and his mother moved to Dallas. During his childhood, he attended schools in Dallas and Temple and was graduated from high school in 1932 in Hatch, N.M., where he lived with…   » Continue Reading