Speaker: Dr. Nick Moskovitz email@example.com
Topic: Earth Strikes Back: NASA’s First Planetary Defense Test Experiment
Description: Dr. Moskovitz will speak on the recent DART Mission and the role the Lowell Observatory played in the mission.
Bio: Dr. Moskovitz is a planetary astronomer at Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff AZ. His research focuses on small bodies in the Solar System, primarily Main Belt and near-Earth asteroids. Dr. Moskovitz and his collaborators are pursuing a number of projects that include understanding the link between asteroids and meteorites, characterizing the properties of meteors, probing the geologic evolution of minor planets over solar system history, developing tools to enable mining of minor planet data, and using telescopic observations to support spacecraft missions.