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See Mars in the Night Sky

This summer you will be able to see Mars bright in the night sky, as the Red Planet comes in for a closeup.Read More >>


NASA Mars Mission Adds Southern California Dates

Looking for summer fun? Southern California families have their choice of the beach, movies, museums -- and even NASA's next mission to Mars.Read More >>


NASA CubeSats Steer Toward Mars

NASA has achieved a first for the class of tiny spacecraft known as CubeSats, which are opening new access to space.Read More >>View Image >>
To Landing
Nov 26 2018
Artist's concept of the InSight on it's way to Mars

Where is InSight?
InSight is currently cruising to Mars

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InSight Mars Roadshow

We are going on the road and coming to a city near you! Stop by, chat with NASA scientists and engineers, and learn about marsquakes, and how InSight will study in-depth the "inner space" of Mars: its crust, mantle and core. Cities and Tour Dates ››

Mars Close Approach Star Party
in Los Angeles, CA

July 30, 2018
10 p.m. - 2 a.m.
(last entry at midnight)

Griffith Observatory
2800 East Observatory Road
Los Angeles, CA 90027
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Upcoming Events

Mars Close Approach Star Party July 30 - 31, 2018 Los Angeles, CA Griffith Observatory
InSight Mars Roadshow Aug. 3 - 5, 2018 San Diego, CA San Diego Air & Space Museum
InSight Mars Roadshow Oct. 18 - 20, 2018 Los Angeles, CA California Science Center
InSight Lands on Mars Nov. 26, 2018 Elysium Planitia, Mars Entry, Descent, and Landing