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Hitting the Road on Mars: From the 2004 Mars Exploration Rovers to MSL: Curiosity

Monday, 15 April, 2013 - 13:00 to 15:00

Women in Technology and Science Northern Ireland and QUB Gender Initiative present:

Nagin Cox, NASA, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

“Hitting the Road on Mars: From the 2004 Mars Exploration Rovers to MSL: Curiosity"

 

Monday, 15th April 2013

1:30-3:00pm

Great Hall, Queen’s University Belfast

(including Q&A Session)

"Since the beginning of time, people have been entranced by the night sky and by our nearest planetary neighbour - Mars.

From the early missions to Viking, Pathfinder and the more recent missions – Mars has been (and is) a challenging destination. 

The Mars Exploration Rovers landed on Mars in January 2004 and have been successfully exploring ever since. 

Come hear the story of their legacy and our newest rover on Mars - the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity Rover.”

Nagin Cox is visiting Northern Ireland as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Speaker Program, facilitated by the U.S. Consulate in Belfast.

 This event is FREE, but places must be RESERVED by Tuesday 9th April.

To book your attendance email: witsni@yahoo.co.uk

Booking information: 
Free, pre-booking required
Categories: 
Space Science
Age group: 
All
Contact details
Jaine
Blayney
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