Moon, Mars and More [S-18-38]

Presenter:Dana Barry
Location: SUNY Potsdam: Maxcy 104
Classes: 1 Session 1.5 hours
Dates: Wed 1:00 PM 03/14
Status: CLOSEDCourse Update: "Moon, Mars and More" was canceled on March 14 and has been rescheduled for Wednesday 3/21, Maxcy 104 at 1:00-2:30

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Participants will be provided with introductory and updated information about the Moon and Mars and also about recent exploration missions related to them. They will get details about the one-way trip to Mars provided by NASA’s Space Launch System, the most powerful rocket that may one day ferry humans to and from that planet. In addition, the participants will handle rocks like those found on Mars. Also, they will get to listen to “The Chieftains in Orbit” with NASA Astronaut Cady Coleman and to Holst’s “Mars the Bringer of War,” from his suite, The Planets. Lastly, as a treat, participants will get a taste of some astronaut ice cream.

Dana Barry is a Research Professor at Clarkson University. She has served as a Visiting Professor overseas numerous times. She has five graduate degrees and many awards and honors. Dana has carried out educational components on NASA’s Moon and Mars Missions, and she has her name on the Spirit/Opportunity and Curiosity Rovers that are on Mars.

Cap: 50.

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