Physics and Engineering Department Presents: Dr. James Melton

Physics and Engineering Department Presents: Dr. James Melton

Thursday, March 23, 2023

Location: 855 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90029
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Campus Life Physics and Engineering Department Presents: Dr. James Melton
Dr James Melton, Chief Ambassador of the Mars Society

Walter O’Connell Memorial Lecture: Dr. James Melton - 'Why Mars? Why Now?'

Mars Society Chief Ambassador, James Melton will share facts that, until now, have been hidden in myth and mystery.

  • What opportunities await us in the new Martian world?
  • Are we destined to become a multi-planet species?
  • Insights on who will ideally settle the Red Planet.

This will be a fascinating and inspiring talk about the value and immediate importance of human exploration of Mars!

Location: Science & Technology Building, SCI 132

About Dr. James Melton

    James Melton, PhD, is a speaker, author, journalist and former college instructor, and professional pilot. He travels worldwide sharing insights on leadership and future trends. Jim’s latest book is titled Red Planet Leadership. He is the Chief Ambassador for the Mars Society and is a regular speaker at their international conventions.

    Why Mars? Why Now?

    The Mars Society is the world’s largest and most influential space advocacy organization dedicated to the human exploration and settlement of THE PLANET MARS.

    • Chapters in more than 40 countries.
    • Desert analog research stations to simulate human missions.
    • Worldwide Ambassador program open to all.
    • Rover, Telerobotic and Graphic Design college-student contests.
    • Supported by NASA, SpaceX, Blue Origin, Virgin Galactic, JPL and more.

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