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6.22.2018 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm PDT | Event

NASA Astrobiology Panel (New Zealand)

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Did life exist on Mars? What will it take for humans to live there? What do the recent findings of organic compounds on Mars tell us about our origins?


This month, The Visual Effects Society – NZ Section is proud to present a series of Astrobiology events, beginning with a panel discussion next week with NASA scientists Dr Mitch Schulte & Dr Lindsay Hays, & astrobiologist Angelica Angles on Friday, 22 June.




Friday, 22 June


Park Road Post Theatre

VES Members: Free

Non-Members: $10


There will be a presentation by each speaker followed by an extended Q&A, with a meet & greet in the lobby afterwards. Refreshments provided by the VES.


NASA Lead Scientist, Mars 2020 Rover Mission
Dr Mitch Schulte, NASA
Deputy Program Scientist for NASA’s Astrobiology Program

Dr Lindsay Hays, NASA

Angélica Anglés



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