Perspectives Lecture: The Insider's Guide to the R/V Sally Ride

10/10/2016 - 7:00pm
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Event Description: 

Perspectives on Ocean Science Lecture Series

The Insider's Guide to the R/V Sally Ride 
Bruce Appelgate, Associate director of Scripps, Head of Ship Operations

Scripps Oceanography welcomes America’s newest oceanographic research vessel: R/V Sally Ride. The ship features the most advanced oceanographic research tools available, and is named in honor of famed NASA astronaut, science advocate, and UC San Diego professor, Sally Ride. Gain an insider's look at the what it takes to design, build, and run one of the most important tools modern day explorers will use to understand and protect the planet.

Time: 7–8 p.m.
Doors open at 6:30; lecture begins at 7 p.m.
Cost: Public $8, Students/Educators $5, Free for aquarium members 


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