August Launch to Mars Is Topic for Scientist's Public Talk

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August 05, 2005

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



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