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NASA Jet Propulsion Lab Tour
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, California

Tour is limited to 40 participants and must have a minimum of 12 participants.

Monday, December 3, 2012
Tour departs Disneyland Hotel at 11:30 a.m. and will return at 4:30 p.m.
A box lunch is included.
Cost:  $50.00

Tour Description
All tours commonly include a multimedia presentation on JPL entitled "Journey to the Planets and Beyond," which provides an overview of the Laboratory's activities and accomplishments. Guests may also visit the von Karman Visitor Center, the Space Flight Operations Facility, and the Spacecraft Assembly Facility.

Last year, JPL launched four new missions - our new flagship rover mission, Mars Science Laboratory, as well as the Jupiter-bound Juno, the GRAIL twin spacecraft to Earth's moon, and Aquarius to make global maps of salt across the surface of Earth's ocean. In June 2012, JPL launched the X-ray telescope NuSTAR. Mars Science Laboratory will deliver its Curiosity rover to the Red Planet in August. The Dawn spacecraft, which since last summer has orbited the asteroid belt's second largest object, the protoplanet Vesta, will use ion propulsion in August to embark on a flight to orbit the dwarf planet Ceres in 2015.

Tour Requirements
JPL requires that all U.S. citizens, 18 years of age or older, present official, government issued photo identification (driver's license or passport) before being allowed entry. All non-U.S. Citizens 18 years of age or older must present a passport or resident visa (green card) before being allowed entry. Individuals without proper identification will not be admitted to the Laboratory.

Please be advised that tours involve a considerable amount of walking and stair climbing. Wheelchair access can be accommodated with advance notice, however wheelchairs cannot be provided.

Don't forget to dress for the weather as the tour will proceed rain or shine! Cameras are permitted on the facility.

You must register for this tour by November 2, 2012.  

 To register go to http://www.cvent.com/events/2012-ieee-globecom/event-summary-87222fc24bd6420bba002830404b3033.aspx









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