Smithsonian Air and Space Museum
Marsday
Marsday

Mars Day!

On July 25, 2014 please join us for Discover the Moon Day! at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.
Mars Day! will return in July 2015!

MARS DAY! is an annual National Air and Space Museum event that celebrates the Red Planet with a variety of educational and fun family activities. Visitors can also talk to scientists active in Mars research and learn about current and future missions.

Here are some of the kinds of things you can expect:
  • One-on-one interaction with scientists who are active in Mars research and mission planning.
  • Real meteorite from Mars.
  • The latest Curiosity news from a science team member.
  • Amazingly detailed images from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and views of the surface of the planet in 3-D.
  • Hands-on educational activities about the geology of Mars and more.