Saturday July 28, 10 to 5 p.m.
Kuiper Space Science Building, 3rd floor atrium
University of AZ Campus
1629 E. University Blvd. (east of Cherry)
This family friendly event will feature the Mars Science Laboratory and their Curiosity rover landing on August 5. There will be Mars displays, plus information on “meteorites, comets, volcanoes, impact cratering, solar viewing, robotics, rockets, airplanes, physics demonstrations, tree rings, insects and more”.
1:00-1:45, Professor Alfred McEwen, HiRISE imaging of Mars landing sites, landers, and rovers
2:00-2:45, Veronica Bray, LPL Associate Staff Scientist, The dramatic formation of Gale crater: What happens when a meteor hits a planet?
3:00-3:45, Assistant Professor Shane Byrne, Wet clay on ancient Mars
There is free parking at the Cherry Street garage. Due to construction it will be easiest to get to the garage using Enke Drive from Campbell or National Champions Drive from Sixth Street.
For more information contact mariams@LPL.arizona.edu, or Space Imagery Center
520.621.4861. Website for Lunary & Planetary Laboratory, http://www.lpl.arizona.edu/