Events titled like Mars Perseverance Rover

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  • FEB
    18

    Mars Perseverance Rover Landing

    Thu at 11:15 AM Open to Public

    We are almost at the finish line! Join the SAS community as we have our fingers crossed for the successful landing of this monumental, once in a decade event. NASA's Perseverance rover is set to touch down on Mars Feb. 18, 2021 at approximately 12:55 PM PST. This robotic astrobiologist will search for signs of ancient life, pave the way for human exploration, and collect rock and soil samples for future return to Earth. Join the world in watching this monumental event. Coverage from ... more

  • JAN
    20

    Seeking Signs of Ancient Life in Jezero Crater with the Mars Perseverance Rover

    Wed at 06:30 PM Open to Public

    Members 6:30-6:45 PM, General Public 6:45-8 PM SAS is honored to welcome Deputy Project Scientist of the Mars Perseverance Rover Dr. Katie Stack Morgan! Presentation Abstract: NASA’s next flagship mission launched to Mars on July 2020 and will begin its mission on the martian surface in February 2021. The Mars 2020 mission is seeking signs of past life in Jezero crater, the site of an ancient delta and crater lake. Perseverance will also collect a diverse and compelling set of ... more

  • MAR
    18

    Mars Perseverance Rover

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    SAS President, and NASA Solar System Ambassador John McLaren will give a presentation on the upcoming Mars Perseverance Rover Mission. The monthly general meeting is as always, Open to the Public. However, due to the Covid 19 virus UW campus closure, this meeting will only be on-line. From 7:00PM to 7:30PM new members and guests are invited to ask questions and meet some of the existing members on-line. The meeting begins at 7:30pm with SAS business, followed by the lecture.