This artist's concept shows NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter mission over the red planet.
The project scientist for NASA's next mission to Mars, Dr. Richard Zurek, will share information and pictures about the upcoming mission during a free public lecture at Brevard Community College Planetarium, Cocoa, Fla., on Friday, July 29, at 7 p.m.

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is in preparation for launch on Aug. 10 atop an Atlas V launch vehicle from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

+ Visit the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Website