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MARS PERSEVERANCE NEWS BRIEFING: SCIENCE OVERVIEW (JPL), Feb 16, 2021, virtual, 3:30 pm ET

Update, Feb 10:  This event will take place at 3:30 pm ET with the following participants:

  • Lori Glaze, director, NASA’s Planetary Science Division, NASA Headquarters
  • Ken Williford, Perseverance deputy project scientist, JPL
  • Katie Stack Morgan, Perseverance deputy project scientist, JPL
  • Luther Beegle, principal investigator, Scanning Habitable Environments with Raman & Luminescence for Organics & Chemicals (SHERLOC) instrument, JPL
  • Jim Bell, principal investigator, Mastcam-Z instrument, Arizona State University, Tempe
  • Sylvestre Maurice, deputy principal investigator, SuperCam instrument, Institut de Recherche Astrophysique et Planétologie, Toulouse, France

Original Entry: NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is holding a series of briefings in connection with the landing of the Mars Perseverance (Mars 2020) spacecraft on Mars on February 18, 2021.

The full list is on JPL’s website.  All will be streamed on JPL’s YouTube channel.

A news briefing “Science Overview” is scheduled for February 16, 2021 at 2:45 pm ET.  [As of February 7, the NASA TV schedule lists a Science Overview at 3:30 pm ET.  It is not clear if that is separate from this one, a replay of this one, or an indication that the time has not been settled.]

 

Details

Date:
February 16
Time:
3:30 pm - 11:00 pm