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Science Saturday: Roving on Mars

Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Event Location: 
National Automobile Museum, 10 S Lake Street, Reno

Join one of NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Science Team Members on a mission of discovery!


Dr. Wendy Calvin, Planetary Scientist, will lead us on a series of adventures. Design rovers, experiment on Mars-type rocks (with souvenir hand samples you can keep), and simulate travel on the Red Planet via a NASA Planetarium Show and virtual reality software.

This will also be one of our last workshops with NASA’s full-size Opportunity Rover mockup before she has to head home to JPL.

Don’t miss your chance to rove on Mars!

Experience the Excitement
·       Simulated science journeys
·       Full-dome planetarium programs
·       Hands-on workshops
·       Live presentations
·       Virtual reality headsets
·       iPad interactive stations
Cost: $12 

Click here to purchase tickets, which are required for all participants, students, and guardians. Participants under 13 must be accompanied by at least one guardian per six students.
Program activities start at 9:30 a.m. and do not repeat.

Experience science, imagination, and adventure — firsthand!

Science Saturday is hosted by Challenger Learning Center of Northern Nevada.