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NASA’s Europa Clipper SXSW 2024 Opening Session

Live from the South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas, U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón and NASA’s Dr. Lori Glaze engage in a compelling discussion about NASA’s tradition of sending inspirational messages into space. They delve into Ada Limón’s poetic contributions to the NASA Europa Clipper mission, exploring the intersection of curiosity and exploration in both the arts and sciences.

The conversation highlights the upcoming 2024 launch of the Europa Clipper and the unique blend of science and art that it represents. Dr. Glaze unveils the design of the Europa Clipper’s vault plate—a triangular metal piece engraved with Ada Limón’s poem, the waveforms of more than 100 human voices, and other markings that celebrate our shared human connections.

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Run Time 01:00:14
Video Quality HD
Rating TV-G
Featuring Ada Limón, Dr. Lori Glaze