Best wishes for a safe landing for Perseverance on Friday morning.  Very very exciting (and nerve racking….). ACA graduates Dr Abigail Allwood and Dr David Flannery have an instrument on board Perseverance, so we will be watching with great anticipation for a safe landing.  

Click here to watch online Friday morning 755am (coverage starts 715am).

Click here to view Mark Rober’s Mars 2020 youtube and see if you can spot a familiar face!  Mark Rober is a massive science YouTuber for those who haven’t heard of him (courtesy of Dan Dougan who is a keen subscriber).  

And Australia will play its part with Tidbinbilla outside Canberra relaying the signals from Mars as part of NASA’s deep space network