As Perseverance prepares to land on Mars, First Mode’s Mallory Lefland and Maggie Scholtz will participate in events with the Museum of Flight.

“Everything You Need to Know” LIVE Stream
Feb 11 – 6:00 PM

Get ready for NASA’s Mars Rover Perseverance to land on the Red Planet!
Join us for a special two-part live stream including a lineup of scientists, engineers, and The Museum of Flight’s own Adjunct Curator for Space History, Geoff Nunn, as we take an in-depth look at the Perseverance rover and the details of its mission. Ask questions directly to JPL Flight Controller, Mallory Lefland, who will be on console for the rover landing. This virtual event is in partnership with the Pacific Science Center.

Terry W. Himes – JPL Spacecraft and Software Engineer
Dr. Dieter M. Zube – Engineering Fellow for Electric Spacecraft Propulsion Systems, Aerojet
Mallory Lefland – JPL Flight Controller, Senior Systems Engineer, First Mode (on console for the rover landing)
Geoff Nunn – Adjunct Curator for Space History, The Museum of Flight

Learn More and Tune In Live on Feb 11!

Mars Perseverance Rover: Landing LIVE Stream
Feb 18 – 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

NASA Solar System Ambassador and The Museum of Flight’s Adjunct Curator for Space History Geoff Nunn is joined by Bill Cahill of Aerojet Rocketdyne, and Planetary Scientist Tanya Harrison, to provide running commentary as the Mars Perseverance Rover attempts to land on the Red Planet.


Dr. Tanya Harrison – science/mission operations for multiple NASA Mars missions over the past 13 years (Perseverance, Curiosity, and Opportunity rovers)
Maggie Scholtz – Mars Rover Engineer, Vice President of Engineering, First Mode
Bill Cahill – JPL Mars lander programs, Senior Program Manager, Aerojet Rocketdyne
Geoff Nunn – Adjunct Curator for Space History, The Museum of Flight

Learn More and Tune in Live on Feb 18!

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