Mars Science Laboratory One Year Recap
Friday, August 23, 2013 at 7:00 PM (MDT)
Since landing at Gale Crater on August 5th 2012, the Mars Science Laboratory (Curiosity Rover) has been very busy. From the first successful use of the skycrane landing technique during EDL to snapping self-portraits and 360-degree panoramas, to performing countless science measurements, the knowledge gained so far has been nothing short of astounding. Join Lockeed Martin Propulsion Engineer, JPL Solar System Ambassador, and MSL descent stage engineer Adam Pender to discuss the technological achievements and science results from Curiosity’s first (Earth) year on Mars.
Registration for this program opens at 9:00 AM one month before the date of the program. If you are registering during this time, but space is no longer available, please call Lookout Mountain Nature Center at 720-497-7600 to be placed on a waiting list.
Discover Jefferson County Open Space through natural and cultural history programs.
Naturalists and educators offer programs at Lookout Mountain Nature Center, Hiwan Museum, and other Jefferson County Open Space parks.
Jefferson County Open Space was founded as a land conservation organization in 1972. Its mission is to preserve land, protect park and natural resources, as well as provide healthy nature-based experiences. Funded with a one-half of one percent sales tax, the agency contributes to city and recreation district projects and manages 44,613 acres, 28 regional parks, and 230 miles of trails in Jefferson County, Colorado.
Visit http://jeffco.us/open-space/ for more information.
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