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NASA and U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón Unveil Her Poem for Europa

June 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Europa Clipper

Live! at the Library: NASA and U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón Unveil Her Poem for Europa
Date and Location
When:Thursday, June 1, 2023
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm EDT

This event will be livestreamed on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8UC3eQIQMw . It will be available for viewing afterwards in the Library’s Event Videos collection. https://www.loc.gov/collections/event-videos/

Where:Thomas Jefferson Building – Coolidge Auditorium (LJG45A)
10 1st Street SE, Washington, DC 20540

Part of Live at the Library ; Poet Laureate Events

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Poet Laureate Ada Limón reads her poem for NASA’s Europa Clipper mission and talks with Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden; Nicola Fox, associate administrator of the NASA Science Mission Directorate; and Sheri Wells-Jensen, the Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology, Exploration and Scientific Innovation, about space exploration, poetry and sending inspirational messages into space. Limón’s poem will be engraved on the Europa Clipper spacecraft, which will travel 1.8 billion miles to explore Europa, an icy moon of Jupiter.


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