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PREPARING FOR LANDING ON JEZERO CRATER, MARS (Natl Academies), Feb 17, 2021, virtual, 11:30 am-12:45 pm ET

The Space Studies Board (SSB) and the Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board (ASEB) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will hold a webinar on February 17, 2021 from 11:30 am – 12:45 pm ET about the Mars Perseverance rover that will land at Jezero Crater on Mars the next day.

More information is on the event’s website.

Speakers are:

  • Thomas Zurbuchen, NASA Science Mission Directorate (SMD) Associate Administrator Thomas Zurbuchen
  • Lori Glaze, NASA SMD Planetary Science Division Director
  • Bobby Braun, Mars Sample Return Program Manager, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
  • Matt Wallace, Deputy Project Manager, Mars 2020, JPL
  • Katie Stack Morgan, Deputy Project Scientist, Mars 2020, JPL


February 17
11:30 am - 11:00 pm