Making Our Way To Mars

A Celebration of the Perseverance Mission

Get the inside scoop on NASA’s Journey to Mars


Interactive workshops you won't want to miss! Join USRA's STEMaction Center as they host a series of virtual events exclusively for students, families, and educators to directly connect as we journey to MARS.  Each session will bring you closer to understanding the events leading up to and give you knowledge of what we will learn after arriving – providing an unforgettable learning experience.

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Event Lineup

Persevere in Science with Mars: Educator Workshop
Wednesday, January 27
2:00 - 4:00 pm EST | 1:00 – 3:00 pm CST 
5th - 8th Grade Science Teachers

Meet the Scientists and Engineers Leading the Perseverance Mission
Wednesday, February 3
1:00 – 2:30 pm EST | 12:00 - 1:30 CST
Middle and High School Students, Families, and Educators
REGISTER NOW - Coming Soon

Virtual Exploration Experiences with Planetary Scientists for Early Explorers
Saturday, February 13
4:00 - 5:00 pm EST | 3:00 - 4:00 pm CST
Elementary and Middle School Students and Families

Making our way to Mars: Journey through Space with NASA Astronauts
Wednesday, February 17
1:00 – 2:00 pm EST | 12:00 - 1:00 pm CST
Students, Families, and Educators
REGISTER NOW - Coming Soon

Tune in to Watch the Perseverance Landing Live
Thursday, February 18
2:15 – 4:15 pm EST | 1:15 - 3:15 pm CST
Students, Families, and Educators
EVENT LINK - Coming Soon

Check back for future events!

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Student & Family Activities

Enjoy a collection of family-friendly activities guaranteed to entertain the whole family. These activities will enhance student's knowledge by building rockets, exploring Mars and beyond.

Educator Resources

Encourage students to explore, evaluate and explain using virtual activities that bring learnings of the Perseverance Mission and NASA's journey to Mars into the classroom.

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