2016 Dawn Team Meeting
Members of NASA's Dawn Space Mission Team gathered in Winthrop for their annual meeting May 31 - June 3, 2016
Throughout the day, presentations and ideas were shared among team members in collaborative workshops.
Thursday evening, June 2nd, Dr. Tom McCord, director of the Bear Fight Institute, and Dr. Marc Rayman of Caltech's Jet Propulsion Lab hosted a public lecture at Sun Mountain Lodge. Nearly 100 members of the local community gathered to hear about Dawn spacecraft development, flight mission operations, and discoveries from orbits about Vesta and Ceres.
On the final night of the team meeting, team members were invited to the home of Dr. Tom and Carol McCord for a relaxing evening of food and fun. Team members started impromptu boat races and BS Bar-B-Que brought all the food.