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PlanetFest @ MOS - 8/6

8/05/2012 08:46:00 PM
As you may know, on August 6th, the Mars Science Laboratory’s Curiosity rover will touch down on Mars as part of a two year research project. Tomorrow, the Museum of Science, Boston is concluding a weekend of festivities celebrating this achievment.

Get a close look at the Museum’s 1/3 scale model of Curiosity, enjoy live presentations about other Mars missions, engage in activities focusing on space and planetary science, tune in to live NASA briefings, enjoy special Planetarium shows and check out Destination Station, a temporary exhibit about the International Space Station.

Here's the schedule:

Monday, August 6, 2012

1:30 am (Museum closed) Curiosity lands on Mars!
11:30 am Robot Explorers of Mars presentation on Current Science & Technology Stage
12:30 pm Robot Explorers of Mars presentation on Current Science & Technology Stage
1:00 pm NASA News Briefing shown on Current Science & Technology Stage
1:30 pm The Sky Tonight: Mars! in Planetarium (additional ticket purchase required)
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Soaring Satellites Design Challenges activity
2:00 pm Check in with NASA for first images from Curiosity on Current Science & Technology Stage
3:30 pm Explore the Universe: Live! in Planetarium (additional ticket purchase required)

Click (here) for the Museum of Science website.


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