This year’s Drake Award, named for THE Frank Drake, creator of the Drake Equation and SETI pioneer, will be awarded to Victoria S. Meadows on June 14 at SRI International Headquarters in Menlo Park, CA. Tickets are available now here.
The Drake award celebrates exemplary contributions to the field of astrobiology through scientific research and exploration. Previous recipients include Frank Drake himself, Nobel Prize winner Charles Townes, and William Borucki, Principal Investigator for NASA’s Kepler mission, which has discovered thousands of exoplanets. Victoria Meadows will be the first woman to receive the Drake Award.
Join the party as we honor Victoria Meadows with an evening of appetizers, libations, and mingling with SETI Institute scientists and trustees, including Frank Drake, followed by a fascinating program that explores Dr. Meadows' research.
Tickets are $35 each or 2 for $60.
VIP tickets are available for $70 or two for $120.
Group discounts and sponsorship packages are also available. Proceeds benefit the SETI Institute, a nonprofit organization.
For more information you may also call 650-961-6633.