The University of Arizona

Science Downtown - 'Tucson Lands on Mars!'

This event celebrates the impending landing of the Mars Science Laboratory. The rover "Curiosity" will be the largest-ever rover ever to land on Mars, and it will search for past evidence of life and study Martian climate and geology in preparation for future astronauts.

The day includes family-friendly activities and talks from Tucson's leaders in Mars exploration: Peter Smith, Alfred McEwen and Shane Byrne.

August 4, 2012   10 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Audience: 
All
Price: 
$9 for adults, $5 for children, $7 for students, seniors and military. All Groupons, including expired, will be honored.

Where

Campus: 
Main Campus
Location: 
Science Downtown, 300 E. Congress St.
United States

Contact Info & Links

Department/Unit: 
Lunar and Planetary Laboratory
Contact Person: 
Meghan Cassidy or Rob Zellem
Contact's Phone: 
520-622-8595
Contact's Email: 
Related Links: 

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