Event: Astronauts, Robots and Rocks: Preparing for Geological Planetary Exploration.
When: Thursday Oct. 27, all-ages science festival (5:306:45 p.m.), Lecture (7:00-8:00 p.m.)
John A. (Jack) Jackson was born in 1913 in Lufkin, Texas. He lost his father when he was 3 years old, after which he and his mother moved to Dallas.