Science geeks get their moonwalk on as the region's leading space-exploration experts talk about the solar system during Inner Space
. The program starts with an update on the planets Mercury and Venus, as NASA prepares for its upcoming Messenger spacecraft trip to the universe's innermost planets. At 11 a.m., planetary-geodynamics professor Steven Hauck of Case Western Reserve University will describe his input on the Messenger mission. And "solar-system ambassador" Jeffrey Kilmer rounds out the workshop with a 1 p.m. lecture on the history of exploring Venus. The program runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the Nasa Glenn Visitor Center, 21000 Brookpark Road. Admission is free, but reservations are required. Call 216433-9653.
Sat., Jan. 19, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 2008