January 11, 2011
The National Air and Space Museum in Washington will present a discussion of Mars science Thursday, Jan. 13, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EST (7:30 to 9:30 a.m. PST) in a program to be televised and streamed online.
Mars experts from NASA, the European Space Agency and elsewhere will discuss the past and future of our understanding of the Red Planet. They will take questions from the audience. Viewers will learn the significance of water on Mars and see photographs from spacecraft at Mars.
For more information, see http://www.nasm.si.edu/events/eventDetail.cfm?eventID=2641&hp=hi . To watch the event live on the NASA Television website, go to www.nasa.gov/ntv . To view an archived video after the event, go to http://www.youtube.com/NASAtelevision.
Guy Webster 818-354-6278
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.