Mars Science Lab Mission

Jersey Date : 16th November 2017

Jersey Time : 8pm (optional dinner)

8:00pm Lecture (free to attend)

Jersey Venue : Pomme D'Or Hotel

Guernsey Date : 15th November 2017

Guernsey Time : 7:30pm

Guernsey Venue : The Princess Royal Centre for Performing Arts

The Mars Science Laboratory rover, Curiosity, touched down on the surface of Mars on August 5, 2012 in one of the most audacious planetary landings ever. This car-sized rover has been successfully exploring Gale crater since then. Built to conduct an investigation of modern and ancient environments on the surface of Mars, this talk will describe the rover's explorations and adventures, and discuss the latest findings.

For Jersey Lectures - Lectures will start at 8:00pm (which are free to attend) but are proceded by an optional dinner, starting at 6:30pm. If you wish to attend the dinner at a cost of £20pp bookings can be made by phone 01534 856566 or email


2017 - Mars Science Lab Mission 2.pdf