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Humans on Mars

Event Type: Adult
Age Group(s): Adult 18+
Date: 7/23/2019
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
Description:
 NASA and SpaceX are hard at work designing rockets and spacecraft that will one day take humans to Mars. But there are a lot of other physical, social and technological challenges that we must overcome before astronauts travel to the red planet. Dudley Observatory chief astronomer Dr. Valerie Rapson will discuss the problems scientists and engineers are working to solve and what they have already learned from astronauts living on the International Space Station. Is getting to Mars a realistic goal? Come find out!

Location: Community Room
Contact: Frank
Presenter: Valerie Rapson, Ph.D., 518-382-7890 x259