Astromaterials SMEs Share Mars Perseverance & the Countdown to Mars

Astromaterials SMEs Share Mars Perseverance & the Countdown to Mars

On February 9, 2021, NASA Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science (ARES) Scientist Dr. Justin Simon and additional Subject Matter Experts interacted with audiences across the nation (and world) about the upcoming Mars Perseverance Mission to Mars.

Three Quotes from Event Survey:

  • "The presentation was absolutely amazing. Well structured, great flow of both information and presentation timing. Loved the integration of audience participation and questions."
  • "Thank you so much! It was very informative. Our 6th grade students had many questions and learned so much. We are ready for landing! I really enjoyed it!"
  • "I buy books for our library and that includes the science section so it was nice to watch something that I buy books for."
  • ADDITIONAL QUOTE FROM AN EMAIL: "Thank you VERY much for a fantastic Webinar! Justin Simon was an excellent presenter with succinct information, great graphics & videos along with inspiring comments and stories. You were an EXCELLENT moderator...loved how you kept it smoothly moving along and the 'shout outs' were a nice addition."

Archive available at:

Presenter Introduction Slide entitled "Mars 2020" with a photo of a rocket liftoff.