Webinars: Archive (Mars Perseverance: Mission Overview and Countdown to Mars)
Speaker: Justin Simon
Description: This FREE NASA Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science (ARES) interactive webinar engaged educators (informal and formal) and students as they interacted with NASA Scientist Justin Simon who shared an overview of the Mars Perseverance Rover and its countdown to Mars, scheduled for February 18, 2021. Additional Mars scientists and staff including Joanna Clark, Doug Archer, Eve Berger, Michael Thorpe, Paige Graff, Suzanne Foxworth and Kim Willis also joined the webinar to help answer live participant questions during the session. Participants from 48 states, Washington DC, Puerto Rico, Austria, Canada, India, Indonesia, Kenya and Switzerland registered for this event.
Target Audience: Educator-led student groups, Educators, College Students/Interns This event targeted educators (informal and formal) and educator-led groups of learners.