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Junior Academy Students – Meet Ray Arvidson, PhD – Deputy Principal Investigator, Mars Exploration Rover Mission
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 @ 12:00 AM
Photo: Mars Rover–Opportunity
THE 5:30 EVENT IS FULL; HOWEVER, 7:30 PRESENTATION AT THE SAINT LOUIS IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
Junior Academy Students are invited to a unique round table discussion with Ray Arvidson, PhD.
Do you have your own questions about Opportunity’s exploration of Meridiani Planum on Mars? Are you wondering how they capture the data from the Mars? What’s next in Mars exploration?
Dr. Arvidson will join us for pizza as he shares with you his perspective and answers your questions about the Mars Rover.
Dr. Arvidson is Deputy Principal Investigator, Mars Exploration Rover Mission; James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor, Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis and Director, Earth and Planetary Remote Sensing Laboratory (EPRSL), McDonnell Center for the Space Sciences; Fellow and 2006 Outstanding St. Louis Scientist Fellows Award recipient, The Academy of Science – St. Louis.
After the round table meeting, students are invited to head over to the Saint Louis Zoo for Dr. Arvidson’s presentation. Parents need to provide transportation.
Students need to RSVP to attend.
Location: Washington University in St. Louis
Students will receive an e-mail with details as the event gets closer