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C. Alex Young

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Dr. C. Alex Young is the Associate Director for Science in the Heliophysics Science Division at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. He is an astrophysicist studying solar activity and space weather in our solar system and beyond. He leads the NASA Space Science Education Consortium and has appeared in several documentaries about the Sun and solar system.

Upcoming Tours

Art Meets Science in Switzerland featuring CERN

9 days | Starting at: $8,395
Sep 20, 2019 - Sep 28, 2019

Featuring a Rare Visit to the Supercollider at CERN
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Solar Eclipse 2020: Chile, Argentina, and the Path of Totality

11 days | Starting at: $8,290
Dec 6, 2020 - Dec 16, 2020

A Journey Through Argentina and Chile’s Lake District
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Solar Eclipse 2021: Antarctica and the Path of Totality

14 days | Starting at: $12,995
Nov 27, 2021 - Dec 10, 2021

A Round-trip Cruise from Ushuaia, Argentina
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