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Science Café – Through the Eyes of NASA's Mars Rovers

Seattle, Washington

Speaker: Melissa Rice, Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, Division of Geological & Planetary Sciences, and science team member on the Curiosity and Opportunity missions

NASA currently operates two robots actively exploring the surface of Mars,Opportunity and Curiosity. At this Queen Anne Science Café co-hosted with the Pacific Science Center, join Caltech's Melissa Rice, Ph.D., for a tour of Mars as seen through the "eyes" of these rovers. What are the latest news and discoveries from these missions? What’s next, both for these rovers and for Mars exploration in general?

About the Pacific Science Center Science Café series:

Science Cafés bring scientists face-to-face with the general public in the comfortable, lively atmosphere of a neighborhood café or pub. The evening begins with a brief presentation by a scientist, which kicks off an extended discussion session between the scientist and audience. Previous cafés have covered climate science, evolution and religion, robotics, and health care, just to name a few. All Science Cafés are free to the public, open to all ages and no science background is required!

Details

Science Café – Through the Eyes of NASA's Mars Rovers
July 16, 2013, 7:30pm - 9pm PDT
T.S. McHugh's
21 Mercer Street
Seattle, Washington 98109

 

Please direct all inquiries about this event to Casey Dreier at casey.dreier@planetary.org.

NASA currently operates two robots actively exploring the surface of Mars, Opportunity and Curiosity. At this Queen Anne Science Café co-hosted with the Pacific Science Center, join Caltech’s Melissa Rice, Ph.D., for a tour of Mars as seen through the "eyes" of these rovers. What are the latest news and discoveries from these missions? What’s next, both for these rovers and for Mars exploration in general?
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