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Curiosity Resources

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By Elise Ricard

Curiosity on Mars is the latest, non-full dome presentation by Morrison Planetarium. Explore Mars alongside NASA's Curiosity rover, in this live 15-minute show to learn why the red planet still facinates us and whether the right conditions for life could have existed there far in the past. We have included some links below to help you find additional information related to topics covered in the program.

Curiosity on Mars runs weekends and holidays every 45 minutes staring at 10:40 and weekdays at 12:40  October 24th, 2014- January 15th, 2015

No passes necessary, all ages welcome.

 

Want more information on the Mars Curiosity mission? Follow these links...

Main Pages:

MSL/NASA page http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/msl/index.html

Jet Propulsion Laboratory page www.jpl.nasa.gov/msl

Mars Exploration Program http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/ http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msl

Twitter feeds:

Curiosity https://twitter.com/MarsCuriosity

JPL https://twitter.com/NASAJPL

Facebook page:

Curiosity http://www.facebook.com/MarsCuriosity?ref=ts&fref=ts

NASA https://www.facebook.com/NASA

JPL https://www.facebook.com/NASAJPL?ref=ts&fref=ts

Latest headlines on Science Today: http://www.calacademy.org/sciencetoday/?s=curiosity+mars

Blogs:

Martian diaries http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/blogs/

JPL Blog http://blogs.jpl.nasa.gov/

NASA blogs http://blogs.nasa.gov/cm/newui/blog/mainblogs.jsp

Apps and Downloads:

Spacecraft 3D iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/spacecraft-3d/id541089908?mt=8

Mars Images iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mars-images/id492852224?mt=8

Googleplay: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.powellware.marsimages&hl=en

NASA Be a Martian iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/nasa-be-a-martian/id543704769?mt=8

Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=gov.nasa.jpl.beam

Windows: http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/nasa-be-a-martian/00eb41c4-97e3-df11-a844-00237de2db9e

Mars Map Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.atlogis.marsmap&hl=en

Mars Globe iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mars-globe/id324185998?mt=8

Curiosity: The Mars Mission (game) Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.reflectivelayer.curiosity&hl=en

WorldWide Telescope Mars PC: http://www.worldwidetelescope.org/ExperienceIt/ExperienceIt.aspx?Page=DownloadWWT

For more NASA apps see: http://www.nasa.gov/connect/apps.html

Music:

Curiosity’s “Wake Up” songs https://itunes.apple.com/us/playlist/mars-curiosity-mix/id569312397

 

Additional links from Astronomy Day 2014:

WorldWide Telescope Software

Curiosity panoramas from Martian surface

Astronomical Society of the Pacific's Mars Opposition Dance activity

Benjamin Dean Lecture

 

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