NASA; From Earth to Mars and Beyond. A LIVE YouTube Event
Log on Tuesday, May 19 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm CST to hear about NASA’s past, present, and future. Take part in a YouTube Live event with an interactive live chat feature with NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador Dr. Mark J. Guillette.
Dr. Mark Guillette is a native to Central Florida and calls Orlando his home. He attended the University of Central Florida where he earned a Bachelor's of Arts degree in Psychology and a Masters of Arts degree in Applied Sociology. He attended Nova Southeastern University and has a Doctoral degree in Higher Educational Leadership. Mark is an FAA Certified Pilot, CDL-Class A license holder, and is a tenured professor of Sociology at a public college in Kissimmee. Dr. Guillette has many interests and hobbies including astronomy, astrophotography, and travel. He is a member of a Central Florida astronomy club. When weather permits, he enjoys imaging planets, galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters. Mark has traveled to all fifty states, all seven continents, and more than sixty countries.
In 2019, Dr. Guillette was elected onto the Orange County Library System, Friends of the Library board!
He was selected by NASA/JPL to be a Solar System Ambassador in 2019.
There will be a short discussion of the historic Apollo and Space Shuttle programs, followed by a look at some of the current missions including Hubble and Mars 2020, ending with some upcoming programs and missions including the SLS rocket and Orion capsule and the James Webb Space Telescope.