Grasshopper Heshan Illangkoon
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  • Gainesville, FL
  • United States
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Grasshopper Heshan Illangkoon and Janova Anbarasi are now friends
Apr 12, 2017
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How do I become an Astronaut?

Do you have dreams of one day becoming an astronaut? Well this group is for you! Come get tips and pointers on how to maximize your chances of becoming part of this talented group of explorers. Learn what skills and talents NASA looks for in their astronaut candidates and get all your questions answered.See More
Jan 10, 2017
Grasshopper Heshan Illangkoon is attending Wolf D. Geppert's event

Evolution of Chemical Complexity: From simple interstellar molecules to terrestrial biopolymers at Liblice Castle, Czech Republic

September 13, 2016 at 9am to September 15, 2016 at 2:30pm
The meeting will try to map the chemical evolution of the molecular building blocks of life from their possible sources in the interstellar medium, the atmospheres of planets and on their surfaces. It also aims to serve to engage the astrochemistry and systems chemistry communities into a dialogue. The meeting venue is Liblice Castle (, a 18th century castle in a wonderful park offers 4 star hotel…See More
Jun 3, 2016
Grasshopper Heshan Illangkoon joined Betul's group

AbSciCon 2015

It is the most wonderful time of the biennial! See More
Feb 4, 2016
Grasshopper Heshan Illangkoon and Darsa Donelan are now friends
Jan 11, 2016
Grasshopper Heshan Illangkoon joined Svet Shkolyar's group

Mentoring for Mars Student Imaging Project

Mars Student Imaging Program is a collaborative program serving families of Kyrene del Cielo Elementary School involving NASA's Mars Student Imaging Project (MSIP), SAGANet of Blue Marble Space, and The Discovery Room of Blue Marble Space. Motivation:Our goal is to use MSIP to provide elementary students and their families the opportunity to experience what it is like to be a member of the scientific community, and to gain exposure to science professionals and ideas that they might never…See More
Jan 7, 2016
Grasshopper Heshan Illangkoon joined Sanjoy Som's group

SAGANet 2.0

All are welcome to discuss ideas for the next generation of SAGANet. What do you like in the current site? What don't you like? What features would you like the site to have?See More
Jul 9, 2015
Grasshopper Heshan Illangkoon and Benu Atri are now friends
Mar 16, 2015
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Feb 23, 2015
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Feb 23, 2015
Grasshopper Heshan Illangkoon is attending Mike Toillion's event

2/23 NAI Director's Seminar feat. Bill Bottke! at Adobe Connect

February 23, 2015 from 1pm to 2pm
Early Solar System Bombardment and Earth's HabitabilityPresenter: Bill Bottke, Southwest Research Institute When: February 23, 2015 1PM PSTThe early bombardment of the inner solar system played a critical role in the evolution of Earth’s biosphere. To glean insights into astrobiology issues, however, one first needs to know what happened when. To date, this has been problematic — the most commonly-used and cited…See More
Feb 23, 2015
Grasshopper Heshan Illangkoon joined Marc Neveu's group

ASU Virtual Reading Group

As of Sept. 2016, we now meet weekly on Mondays 11:30-12:30 PST (10:30-11:30 PST off daylight savings) to discuss a journal article. Join us!See More
Jan 23, 2015
Grasshopper Heshan Illangkoon posted a status
"A must see video of the #SpaceX Grasshopper re-useable rocket's first landing attempt on a barge #CRS5 #nasa"
Jan 16, 2015
Grasshopper Heshan Illangkoon posted a status
"#esa #Beagle2 found on the surface of Mars!! Probe is in a partially deployed state!"
Jan 16, 2015
Grasshopper Heshan Illangkoon shared Sara Imari Walker's discussion on Facebook
Jan 13, 2015
Grasshopper Heshan Illangkoon joined Jennifer Harris Forrester's group

Elementary STEM Education

This group is for anyone who is interested in increasing elementary students' and teachers' access to and use of STEM knowledge, processes, and reasoning skills.See More
Dec 12, 2014

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At 9:54am on March 19, 2014, Andrew Bielecki said…

Ahh! There's a broadcast link!


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