SCHEDULE, PARKING, SHUTTLE & MAP

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MARS BANK STAGE + NIGHT SKY

CELEBRATION of the Red Planet

FRIDAY, August 27, 2021

MARS BANK MAIN STAGE – 5:00-10:15 pm

 5:00 PM     OPENING OF MARS EXPLORATION CELEBRATION DAYS

 5:30 PM     NASA Public Affairs Officer Johnson Space Center – Gary Jordan

 6:15 PM     Astrobotic – Peregrine Mission One Director – Sharad Bhaskaran

 7:00 PM     NASA Chief Scientist – Dr. Jim Green

 7:45 PM     Aldrin Family Foundation President – Dr. Andy Aldrin

 8:30 PM     Dancing Queen (Live Band)

 10:00 PM   Firefly Drone Show – Sponsored By Planet Mart

 10:15 PM   End of Event Day 1

 

EXPLORATION of the Red Planet

SATURDAY, August 28, 2021

MARS BANK STAGE MAIN STAGE – Noon to 10:15 pm

12:00 PM     DAY 2 FESTIVAL OPENING                                  

  1:00 PM     Dr. Jose Antonio Rodriquez-Manfredi/MEDA/Live from Spain

  1:45 PM     NASA – Astrobiology and Mars Sample Return – Dr. Lindsay Hays

  2:30 PM     NASA – Aerospace Flight Systems Engineer – Dr. Nehemiah Williams

  3:15 PM     Festival of the Spoken Nerd – Ralph Crewe Moderates

  4:00 PM     Mars Costume Contest

  4:45 PM     Martian of the Year Award

  5:00 PM     Mars STEAM Challenge Awards Presentation

  5:30 PM     NASA – Mars Exploration Program Chief Scientist – Dr. Michael Meyer

  6:15 PM     Astrobotic/Moonshot Museum – Sam Moore & Alivia Chapla

  7:00 PM     NASA Chief Technologist – Dr. Douglas Terrier

  7:45 PM     Aldrin Family Foundation President – Dr. Andy Aldrin

   8:30 PM    Elmoz Fire (Live Band)

 10:00 PM    Firefly Drone Show – Sponsored by Mars Bank

 10:15 PM    End of Mars Exploration Celebration Event

NASA THEATER TENT 1

MARS!!!

FRIDAY, August 27, 2021

NASA THEATER 1- 5:00-10:15 pm

 5:00 PM   NASA and Space themed videos until close

10:15 PM  End of Event Day 1

 

MARS!!! – Moderated by Dr. Andy Aldrin

SATURDAY, August 28, 2021

NASA THEATER 1-  Noon to 10:15 pm

12:00 PM    NASA and Space themed videos                                  

12:30 PM    Senior Program Director, In Space Production, International Space Station US National Lab – Ken Savin                                                                                      “Future of Commercial and Entrepreneurial Space”

  2:30 PM    Senior Program Director, In Space Production, International Space Station US National Lab – Ken Savin                                                                                      “The Democratization of Space”

  3:30 PM    NASA and Space themed videos until close

10:15 PM    End of Mars Exploration Celebration Event

NASA THEATER TENT 2

HUMAN SPACEFLIGHT, ARTEMIS MISSION, FUTURE SPACE MISSIONS

FRIDAY, August 27, 2021

NASA THEATER 2 – 5:00-10:15 pm

 5:00 PM   NASA and Space themed videos until close

10:15 PM  End of Event Day 1

 

HUMAN SPACEFLIGHT, ARTEMIS MISSION, FUTURE SPACE MISSIONS – 

Moderated by John Donehoo

SATURDAY, August 28, 2021

NASA THEATER 2-  Noon to 10:15 pm

12:00 PM    NASA and Space themed videos                                  

12:30 PM    NASA Public Affairs Officer Johnson Space Center – Gary Jordan                                                                                                                                                      “Human Spaceflight”

  2:30 PM    NASA Deputy Director Planetary Science Division – Eric Ianson                                                                                                                                                          ” NASA Planetary Science Missions”

  3:30 PM    NASA and Space themed videos 

  4:00 PM   NASA Chief Scientist–Dr. James Green                                                                                                                                                                                                   “Artemis, Exploration to the Moon and onto Mars”

  5:00 PM    NASA and Space themed videos until close

10:15 PM    End of Mars Exploration Celebration Event

*SPEAKER/ENTERTAINMENT TIMES MAY SHIFT

*EVENT RAIN OR SHINE

*INDOOR BACK-UP SPEAKER LOCATION:  Woodland Valley Church – 225 Crowe Ave, Mars, PA 16046

MARS EXPLORATION CELEBRATION MARS BANK STAGE SCHEDULE OF SPEAKERS AND EVENTS

Click on the Schedule to enlarge.

 

EVENT PARKING AND SHUTTLE SERVICES

PARKING:

East Railroad Street, Mars Borough

Clay Avenue, Mars Borough

Designated Spots – Mars Borough

Vogel Disposal, Brickyard Road, Mars

SHUTTLE SERVICES:

Continuous Shuttle Services provided by Star Limo 

Friday, 8/27/21 – 5:00 pm – 10:45 pm

Saturday, 8/28/21 – 12:00 – 10:45 pm

Pick-up at Vogel Disposal, Brickyard Road, Mars

Drop-off Corner of Mars Bank

 

MARS EXPLORATION CELEBRATION MAP 

Click on the Map to enlarge.

*Click on the numbers to see the associated exhibit, food vendor and indoor space.

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