ONLINE - Solving Space: Perseverance Getting Close!

Event Date: 
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 to Thursday, February 18, 2021
Event Description: 

Experience life on Mars through our Mission Mars exhibit.

The landing is currently scheduled for 2:55 pm CT on Feb. 18. Watch the event live at Space Center Houston or on NASA TV.

Watch our January Thought Leader Series, presented by The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), “Exploring the Mars Perseverance Rover.”


Watch Perseverance land live!

Watch the landing live at Space Center Houston Feb. 18. Live coverage beings at 1:15 p.m., and the landing is currently scheduled for 2:55 p.m. CT. Once at the top of the red planet’s atmosphere, watch an action-packed seven minutes of descent – complete with temperatures equivalent to the surface of the Sun. See a supersonic parachute inflation, and the first ever autonomous guided landing on Mars.

Learn about this innovative Mars mission from our space experts and in our Pop Up Science Labs. Find out about Ingenuity, the helicopter accompanying Perseverance. Explore Martian geology and see how different rock and soil samples react to UV light to learn about our search for life on the red plant.


Event Type: 
Landing Party
Open to the General Public?: 
Mars 2020
Event Location: 

Space Center Houston

1601 E NASA Pkwy.
HoustonTexas 77058
United States