Lockheed Martin Mars Experience

I spent two mornings this week volunteering at the Lockheed Martin Mars Experience. This is a traveling STEM outreach program that visits schools and museums across the country. The highlight of this is the virtual reality bus/Mars rover; the windows have been replaced with computer monitors and display a moving Mars landscape. It’s pretty slick.

I spoke to hundreds of kids (and did a couple TV interviews) about the Orion space capsule and future manned Mars missions. I was pleasantly surprised by the number of kids (easily 50) who said they wanted to go to Mars.

New Mexico students take virtual tour of Mars


One comment

  1. Nice! thanks for sharing


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