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Evening Lecture -- "Pieces of Other Worlds -- Samples from across the Solar System"


Carlton Allen, Ph.D., Former NASA Curator of Astromaterials

Extraterrestrial materials collected from the Moon, asteroids, and comets, are used for scientific research on Earth to understand the formation and evolution of our solar system, and are stored at NASA’s Johnson Spaceflight Center. 

This is a unique opportunity to hear from  Dr.  Carlton Allen, who spent 14 years as NASA’s Astromaterials Curator and Manager of the Astromaterials Acquisition and Curation Office.  

Held at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science1801 Mountain Rd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104 • (505) 841-2800 Visit:

Purchase in advance online to guarantee your seats, go to  Online lecture ticket sales stop Noon the day of the lecture. The day of the lecture if seats are available they will be sold at the door as a first come first server basis, at the NMMNH&S's Admissions desk.  Doors open at 5:30pm.  

The New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science reserves the right to cancel any event that does not reach a minimum of 6 participants. 

$7 General, $6 Members, $4 Students
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