Human Exploration to Mars: Becoming Interplanetary

, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
SETI Talks are presented by the SETI Institute and SRI International.

Planning Missions to Mars and Beyond

, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Margaret Race is a biologist and environmental ecologist who works with NASA and the SETI Institute.

Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics

, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
JR Skok, Research Scientist at the SETI Institute, will give a talk about the search for life in the Martian Hot Springs.

Our Journey Toward Mars

, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Our journey toward Mars and beyond will be humanity’s greatest adventure. It will determine the fate of our species and the extent of our legacy. This journey is already underway. Humans have walked on the Moon and have survived long-duration spaceflight.

Mars is Ready for its Close-Up

Want to go to Mars? You may have to book a seat and wait a few years (or more). But here’s the good news: Mars is coming to you. Or at least, it’s getting closer to you … closer than it’s been since 2003.
Mars Ice

Possible Underground Lake Discovered on Mars

A new study published on the journal Science suggests that there may be a liquid water lake below the ice on Mars’ south pole.

Destination Mars – Putting American Boots on the Surface of the Red Planet

, 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Dava Newman, who sits on the SETI Institute's Board of Trustees will testify.
Medusae Fossae

'Alien spaceship' on Mars: What some say looks like a crash site is evidence of volcanism, not Vulcans

Mars has long been everyone's hands-down favorite in the search for extraterrestrial life.