March 12-13 2022, 9:30-5:30, on the beautiful University of Arizona campus!

Jim Bell


Jim Bell is a professor in the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University, and was president of The Planetary Society from 2008 to 2020. He has performed research using Hubble, Mars landers and rovers, Voyager, and orbiters at Mars, the Moon, and several asteroids. He is an author of many popular science books, including "Postcards from Mars," "The Space Book," "The Interstellar Age," "The Ultimate Interplanetary Travel Guide," "The Earth Book," and "Hubble Legacy," and he has received the AAS Carl Sagan Medal for public communication in science. The Main Belt Asteroid 8146 Jimbell was named in his honor.


Books:
Discovering Mars
A History of Observation and Exploration of the Red Planet
Science / Medicine / Technology
University of Arizona Press
November 2021
ISBN 9780816532100
764 pages

Hubble Legacy
30 Years of Discoveries and Images

Sterling Publishing Company, Incorporated
April 2020
ISBN 9781454936220
224 pages

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