July 8, 2011
NASA Talk Has Out of This World Weather Forecast
HAMPTON, Va., July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Using creativity, weather on other planets has never been so clear.
Carroll will be available to answer questions from the media during a news briefing at 1:15 p.m. that day. Media should contact Chris Rink at 757-864-6786, or by e-mail at [email protected], by noon on the day of the talk for credentials and entry to the center.
That same evening at 7:30, Carroll will present a similar talk for the general public at the Virginia Air & Space Museum in downtown Hampton. The presentation is free and no reservations are required.
An astronomical artist and science writer, Carroll will lead the audience on a discovery mission of distant planets' skies and weather patterns and share insights on designers' ideas for future space travel.
Carroll's art has appeared in several hundred magazines, including National Geographic, Time, Scientific American, Smithsonian, Astronomy, Sky and Telescope, and others. A painting of Carroll's is in digital form on the deck of Phoenix Lander on the surface of Mars, and another piece flew aboard the MIR space station.
Carroll is a Fellow of the International Association for the Astronomical Arts. In 2007, he was awarded the Lucien Rudaux Award for his lifetime contribution to the astronomical arts.
For more information about NASA Langley's Colloquium and Sigma Series Lectures, visit: http://shemesh.larc.nasa.gov/Lectures/.
NASA Langley press releases are available automatically by sending an e-mail message to [email protected] with the word Subscribe in the subject line. You will receive an e-mail asking you to visit a link to confirm the action. To unsubscribe, send an e-mail message to [email protected] with the word Unsubscribe in the subject line.