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Astronomy Club Meeting: Dr. Marc Rayman & NASA's Dawn Mission

  • Columbia Memorial Space Center 12400 Columbia Way Downey, CA 90242 (map)

This month, the Columbia Astronomers welcome Dr. Marc Rayman from JPL’s Dawn mission!

Dr. Marc Rayman is the director and chief engineer for NASA's Dawn mission, which was launched in 2007 on a mission to orbit the two most massive bodies in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter to characterize the conditions and processes that shaped our solar system.


The Columbia Astronomers are the official astronomy group of the Columbia Memorial Space Center. If you wish to join there is no better place to start than the meetings!

Meetings take place every 3rd Saturday of the month from 7-9pm. Telescopes will be available for viewing (weather permitting).

Contact the Columbia Astronomers by email:

Earlier Event: April 19
Closing at 3:30pm Today
Later Event: April 23
Free Admission Week!