Mars Day at the National Air and Space Museum

. July 20, 2011 . 0 Comments

July 22 is Mars Day at the National Air and Space Museum. The annual event marks the July 20, 1976, landing of Viking 1, the first spacecraft to operate on Mars. The day will feature displays, family activities and presentations by scientists from the museum’s Center for Earth and Planetary Studies, the Museum of Natural History and NASA. Visitors will learn about the latest Mars research, missions and see a life-size model of Curiosity.

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