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Moon, Mars, and Maine! (Session 1)

July 20 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

| $10

The historic first human steps on the Moon took place 50 years ago, and today we dream of travel to Mars and beyond. This event is a celebration of human space exploration featuring the Emera Astronomy Center, the College of Engineering’s HIAD and Lunar Habitat Modules, and activities from the Challenger Learning Center of Maine and Bangor Public Library. The day includes lunch with keynote speaker and UMaine alumnus George Nelson, director of the International Space Station Technology and Science Research Office at NASA.

Tickets may be purchased online, or over the phone at 207.581.1341, and must be reserved by July 17.

More information, including a full schedule, is online

Details

Date:
July 20
Time:
9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Cost:
$10
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Venue

Emera Astronomy Center
167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Organizer

Emera Astronomy Center
Phone:
207.581.1341
Website:
https://astro.umaine.edu/

Other

Sponsor
Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series Fund; College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Events and Experience Fund; College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Provost's Office; WiSe-Net Lab; College of Engineering; Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society; Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society; Maine Space Grant Consortium