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Saturday, January 17 • 6:00pm - 7:30pm
How to Build a Rocket

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Have you ever wondered why we put a lump of exotic metals on top of a fuel tank riding a column of fire to get to space? Wonder no more as Lazarus, a real life rocket scientist, explores rocketry and how you can make your own rockets. You'll know more about rocket design at the end of this panel than all of North Korea.

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Lazarus Long

Rocket Scientist
Lazarus is a rocket scientist from Los Angeles who has worked on a wide range of vehicles from the Space Shuttle, Mars missions and a multitude of launch vehicles, including his own garage-built rockets. He makes frequent appearances in the media, including spaceflight podcasts and the Discovery Channel. He currently works at Griffith Observatory.

Saturday January 17, 2015 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Marriott: Almaden