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Hockey Fans Learn About Planetary Science

PSI participated in a special Star Wars Night promotion at a Tucson Roadrunners hockey game at the Tucson Convention Center that attracted 6,200 attendees.
Education Specialist and Research Scientist Sanlyn Buxner, Senior Education Specialist Larry Lebofsky and Development Officer Dianne Janis offered hands-on experience to the crowd with a variety of space rocks and meteorite samples, along with information about PSI and Solar System missions.
Above, Sanlyn Buxner shows a sample of a Martian meteorite to a youngster attending the game.
Below, A fan wearing Tucson Roadrunners jersey discusses an iron meteorite with Larry Lebofsky.
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Below, Sanlyn Buxner explains the differences between the stony meteorite and iron meteorite samples a young hockey fan is holding.
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Jan. 23, 2017
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