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Watch lectures from workshops and events put on by the Keck Institute for Space Studies (KISS). KISS is a "think and do tank" designed to develop new planetary, Earth, and astrophysics space mission concepts and technology by bringing together a broad spectrum of scientists and engineers for sustained scientific and technical interaction. It is a joint institute of the California Institute of Technology and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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Watch lectures from workshops and events put on by the Keck Institute for Space Studies (KISS). KISS is a "think and do tank" designed to develop new planetary, Earth, and astrophysics space mission concepts and technology by bringing together a broad spectrum of scientists and engineers for sustained scientific and technical interaction. It is a joint institute of the California Institute of Technology and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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    The SPHEREx All-Sky Infrared Spectral Survey Satellite

    The SPHEREx All-Sky Infrared Spectral Survey Satellite

    Watch Jamie Bock, the principal investigator of the SPHEREx, discuss this two-year mission that will produce four complete all-sky maps with over a billion detected galaxies, hundreds of millions of high-quality stellar and galactic spectra, and over a million ice absorption spectra, enabling diverse scientific investigations.

    • 53 min
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    Stimulating a Culture of Innovation at The Aerospace Corporation

    Stimulating a Culture of Innovation at The Aerospace Corporation

    Watch Rob Sherwood, the Deputy Executive Director of Innovation at The Aerospace Corporation, describe the programs Aerospace created to stimulate an innovative culture and provide examples of employee innovation that have resulted from those programs.

    • 45 min
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    Biodiversity: Perspectives of a Techie

    Biodiversity: Perspectives of a Techie

    Watch Dave Thau from WWF discuss the topic of biodiversity and how to measure, monitor, and detect changes in it. This is the techie’s perspective on the state of our biodiversity knowledge.

    • 57 min
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    PUFFER: NASA's Pop-Up Origami Rover

    PUFFER: NASA's Pop-Up Origami Rover

    PUFFER project developers Jaakko Karras and Dr. Jean-Pierre de la Croix from JPL present pop-up rover technology that was created to work in parallel with larger rovers (or deployed off landers) when the landscape becomes too dangerous.

    • 46 min
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    Fantastic Targets and How to Find Them

    Fantastic Targets and How to Find Them

    Watch Dr. Olivier Hainaut from European Southern Observatory present his talk Fantastic Targets and How to Find Them at the Keck Institute for Space Studies short course Exploring Once-in-a-Lifetime Targets on October 29, 2018.

    • 41 min
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    Getting Close to Long-Period Objects – Lessons Learned from Past Missions

    Getting Close to Long-Period Objects – Lessons Learned from Past Missions

    Watch Dr. Hope Ishii from HIGP/Univ. of Hawai’i at Mānoa present her talk Getting Close to Long-Period Objects – Lessons Learned from Past Missions at the Keck Institute for Space Studies short course Exploring Once-in-a-Lifetime Targets on October 29, 2018.

    • 39 min

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