Getting from Here to There

A diagram of orbits
  • Tuesday January 26, 2021
  • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm EST
  • Matt Funke Solar System Ambassador
  • NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Audience: Family

Sure, we send spacecraft all over the Solar System, but how do we know they'll get to where we want them to go? This presentation covers some of the ideas and techniques we use to aim at targets billions of miles away, and get them there successfully.

A diagram of orbits