THE MARS SOCIETY - THIS WEEK IN SAN DIEGO
The physics of skateboarding, the chemistry of
chocolate, and dozens of other relevant topics will be
explored in March during the inaugural month-long
San Diego Science Festival.
The activities will culminate on April 4 in a daylong
Expo in Balboa Park -- TMS-SD will have an interactive
booth and the San Diego Mars Rover and our Mars
Sojourner Rover replicas will be there.
Saturday, March 28, 2009
The Mars Society's MDRS - Mars Desert Research
Station continues its 8th Field Season in the Utah
Desert near Capitol Reef National Park with the arrival
of Crew #80 for a two week mission.
NOTE: TMS-SD member Maria Catalina will be
commander of this mission!
TMS-SD members are providing Mission Support
services this season.
- APRIL 2009 -
Wednesday, April 1, 2009
The San Diego Astronomy Association (SDAA) will
host their "STARS IN THE PARK" public telescope
viewing event outside the Reuben H. Fleet Science
Center in Balboa Park. The setup is at 6:30pm, and
the event runs from dark past 9:00pm (weather
It coincides with "THE SKY TONIGHT" Planetarium
show in the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center.
Sorry, TMS-SD members will NOT be there with our
interactive display table and the San Diego Mars Rover
and our Mars Sojourner Rover replicas this month.
Saturday, April 4, 2009
The San Diego Science Expo Day will be the grand
finale of a month of science! Join us at Balboa Park
from 10:00am to 6:00pm. There will be 200 different
organizations creating over 300 different hands-on
activities. Check out music performances, solve
puzzles, build structures, look at the teeny tiny, and
drive a Mars Rover! Best of all, learn about the
science all around you as you explore.
TMS-SD members will be there with our interactive
display table, our simulated Mars Surface Excursion
Suit, the San Diego Mars Exploration Rovers and our
Mars Sojourner Rover replicas. Look for us in front
of the Botanical Garden's Reflecting Pool on the Prado.
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