Watch Live as NASA Scientists and Experts Discuss Life Beyond Earth at 2PM ET
"Yes, I was wondering how soon before Mac and Me is real?" -- #AskNASA
Today at 2:00PM ET leading scientists and engineers from NASA and elsewhere will discuss the possibility of life beyond Earth and what the agency is doing to search for planets that might host it. You can watch live right here when the event begins, and you can submit questions on social media using the hashtag #AskNASA.
The panel for the event will be made up of:
— Ellen Stofan, NASA’s chief scientist, NASA Headquarters, Washington
— John Grunsfeld, astronaut and associate administrator, NASA’s Science Mission Directorate in Washington
— John Mather, Nobel Laureate and Senior Project Scientist for the Webb telescope at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland
— Sara Seager, MacArthur Fellow and Professor of Planetary Science and Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge
— Dave Gallagher, director for Astronomy and Physics, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California
— Matt Mountain, director of the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore and Telescope Scientist for the Webb telescope
NASA’s Chief Administrator Charles Bolden will be speaking at the beginning of the event.