Feb. 11, 2020

Back to the Moon, and on to Mars: Making Connections BEYOND Earth. . . Advancing Possibilities FOR Earth

Tues, Feb 11 Evening [4:00 pm – 8:00 pm] 0.5 sem hrs / 7.5 contact hours

Presenter: Jodie Guillen, Space Education Specialist, Space Foundation Discovery Center 

Description: The Space Foundation is looking forward to hosting the Pikes Peak Area Leadership in Science(PALS) for their HUB teacher professional development this February . . . and we have QUITE the adventure in store for you! Join us as we travel beyond low-Earth orbit and discover the mission ahead of us on our Science on a Sphere, as NASA prepares to send astronauts, “Back to the Moon and On to Mars!” Next, we will code a fleet of robots to retrieve water ice from the polar ice caps on Mars, and then deliver that water ice to the location of the first human habitat on the surface of Mars! Finally, we will land the first humans SAFELY on Mars, working within budgetary parameters and design constraints to achieve the impossible!!!