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September 21, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Mars… For centuries it’s been an object of human fascination. Once mysterious, soon this red world may become our new home. This became possible due to daring individuals like Johannes Kepler: fascinated with the world, striving toward discovery and embracing challenges it may bring. It is our duty to continue their work… Explore, Dream Discover. Take an adventurous journey with humankind: from ancient Mesopotamia to modern space exploration! Experience the fascinating history of astronomy, geocentric and heliocentric models, Kepler laws of planetary motion, and discover the principals of orbital maneuvers which enable satellites and space travel.

FMI: (207) 581-1341 or http://astro.umaine.edu


Versant Power Astronomy Center
167 Rangeley Road, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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(207) 581-1341

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