• Erin O'Connor's
  • Santa Barbara City College
    Earth & Planetary Sciences



Topics in Astronomy
Recent NASA Missions

Learn of new space missions to other planets in our solar system!

No prior physics or astronomy background required!
Advisories: English 103, Math 1


Meets every other Friday 10-12 noon, EBS-102, Spring Semesters Only,
(1 unit, CSU Transferable, UC transferable upon petition)

Explores recent discoveries from the planetary space flight missions to Mercury, Mars, Saturn, Saturn's moon Titan and comets. Explore new discoveries and recent analysis in planetary geology.

To be taught by Dr. Tom Farr, research scientist directly involved with these missions at the Earth & Space Sciences Division of the Jet Propulsion Lab in Pasadena, CA.  Click here to view info on Dr. Tom Farr's professional interests and background.  To learn of current JPL space missions, click here to link directly to JPL's web site.

For more information:  Erin O'Connor 965-0581 x4723
(www.fieldstudy.com, or at oconnor@sbcc.edu)

ERTH105 SLO1 - compare and contrast the structure and composition of the planets and moons of our solar system. 

ERTH105 SLO2 - Describe and discuss recent and future NASA missions.


eo.gif (10694 bytes) Erin O'Connor  (oconnor@sbcc.edu
805-965-0581 x4723  (class schedule & office hours, semester calendar & finals)

Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences
Santa Barbara City College
721 Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara, CA  93109-2394


-Erin O'Connor (oconnor@sbcc.edu)
Santa Barbara City College