Zoom In on the Perseverance Mars Rover Tonight!

Michele Wistisen, the recently retired Supervisor of the Casper Planetarium, and Ken Brandt of the Robeson Planetarium in North Corolina will give an online Zoom presentation on the Perseverance mission tonight (Thursday, Aug. 13) at 6 pm. You can find the meeting info below.

The Perseverance Rover was launched on July 30 of this year and is expected to land on Mars on February 18, 2021. Its mission includes seeking signs of ancient life and collecting soil and rock samples for possible return to Earth by later missions.

Join in on the free presentation tonight at 6 pm (MDT). Note – this is not a clickable link. You will need to copy the Meeting ID and Password and paste them into the “Join Meeting” boxes at the Zoom website.

Zoom Information: Meeting ID 4601844271 Password 166884

The presentation is part of NASA’s Solar System Ambassadors program. Michele and Ken are part of this group of specially trained volunteers organized by NASA to talk about recent discoveries and upcoming milestones in space science.

Mars 2020 was the temporary name given to this Rover before the final name of Perseverance was decided on in March of 2020.

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