Experts to discuss the OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample-return mission

Media advisory

Toronto, Ontario, January 24, 2019 — On January 25, 2019, a ROM Connects event will be held at the Royal Ontario Museum: Dan Riskin, former co-host of "Daily Planet," the Discovery Channel's flagship science series, will moderate a panel of experts who will provide the latest updates on the OSIRIS-REx mission.

Media representatives are invited to attend. Those who cannot go to the event in person can watch it live on the Canadian Space Agency's YouTube channel.

Time What Who Where
6:00 p.m. ET Panel of experts on the OSIRIS-REx mission
  • Tim Haltigin, planetary senior mission scientist, Canadian Space Agency
  • Mike Daly, professor, Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering, York University
  • Kate Howells, member of The Planetary Society and the Government of Canada's Space Advisory Board
  • Kim Tait, mineralogy curator, Royal Ontario Museum
  • Dan Riskin, moderator
Royal Ontario Museum
Signy and Cléophée Eaton Theatre – Level 1B
100 Queen's Park
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C6

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