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APO - 8 Years of Mars Rovers and the Search for Life

Fri, 13 Jul, 2012 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Witness the ongoing 8 Year NASA Rover Mission to Mars and what’s ahead with the imminent landing of the new Curiosity rover beside a huge Martian Mountain in this interactive program covering the explorations and adventures of Spirit and Opportunity as these amazing robots have journeyed many miles across the surface of the Red Planet. Comprehensive talk includes the latest news from Mars, the Moon and Vesta and Dr. Kremer’s eyewitness launch perspective and widely published and custom created Mars mosaics. Spectacular 3-D images place you “On Mars” and “Circling Asteroid Vesta”.

Dr. Ken Kremer is a freelance science journalist, speaker, scientist and photographer whose articles, space exploration images and Mars mosaics have been widely published in magazines, books and websites including NASA, Astronomy Picture of the Day, ABC, NBC and Fox News, Scientific American, Astronomy, Aviation Week, Spaceflight Now, Astronomy Now, New Scientist, Planetary Society, NASA Watch, Popular Science, Space Quarterly, Universe Today and the covers of Aviation Week & Space Technology, Spaceflight and the Explorers Club magazines. His mosaic of Opportunity at a Martian crater was selected as one of the 100 best Space images of 2011 by Astronomy magazine.

Dr. Kremer has presented at numerous educational institutions, civic and religious organizations, museums and astronomy clubs including the National Air & Space Museum, Princeton University, Explorers Club, the Franklin Institute Science Museum and the NorthEast Astronomy Forum. Dr. Kremer aims to educate and excite kids and adults about science and space exploration. He has reported first hand from the Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral and lectures on both Human and Robotic spaceflight.

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