Visiting Scientist Series Welcomes Jason Barnes

Illustration of rotorcraft landers
March 31, 2022

Join College of Western Idaho’s Visiting Scientist Series in welcoming University of Idaho professor, Jason Barnes, to campus April 13. Barnes is a founding member and Deputy Principal Investigator of the University’s Dragonfly space mission, a project to launch a robotic, drone-like rotorcraft lander to explore Titan, Saturn’s largest moon.

In his lecture, Barnes will discuss the specific scientific experiments the Dragonfly lander will enable, as well as the instrumentation and exploration strategies the science team will use. Dragonfly is set to launch 2025 and arrive at Titan in 2034. Its primary mission will last more than two years.

Wednesday, April 13
3 – 4 p.m.
NCAB, Room 106
There will be pizza! 

Unable to attend in-person? Join the lecture via Zoom! 

Meeting ID: 972 5304 9777
Password: 575106

Read more about Dragonfly:

U of I Researcher Part of Team to Send Robot Copter to Saturn Moon for NASA Mission
Dragonfly: Flights of Exploration Across Saturn’s Moon Titan

CWI’s Visiting Scientist Series brings world-class Idaho scientists from colleges and universities across the state to share research and experiences with students and discuss how to be engaged with faculty, graduate students, and peers in exciting research.

Contact Associate Professor, Ehab Marji, at ehabmarji@cwi.edu to learn more.