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RAeS Washington, DC Chapter & AIAA “THE MARTIAN – Science Fiction and Science Fact”

  • 11 Feb 2016
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • British Embassy, 3100 Massachussetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20008-3688
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RAeS Washington DC Branch & AIAA NCS Event

“THE MARTIAN – Science Fiction and Science Fact”



6:00 p.m. on 11 February at the British Embassy



The best-selling book about an astronaut stranded on Mars was brought to life in Ridley Scott¹s film, The Martian. Having been a consultant on the film, Dr. Green will discuss what NASA¹s real plans and challenges are to send humans to Mars as compared to this fictional account.


Dr. Jim Green, NASA Planetary Science Division Director and Consultant on Ridley Scott’s film The Martian.

By kind permission of the Ambassador, these events will be held at The British Embassy.

The Royal Aeronautical Society is the world’s only professional body dedicated to the entire aerospace community. Established in 1866 to further the art, science and engineering of aeronautics, the Society has been at the forefront of developments in aerospace ever since. The Washington DC Branch was launched in 2003.



Date: 11 February 2016

6:00 p.m. Reception

7:00 p.m. Panel

Venue: The British Embassy

3100 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20008

Contact: Branch Secretary Quentin Whiteree; 202-957-3019


Free for RAeS Washington DC branch members; $15 for Students; $25 for non-membersor become a Branch member for one year for just $50!

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