Date: August 31
Time: 6:00 to closing
Location: ACC's Round Rock Campus
4400 College Park Drive
Round Rock 78665


This summer, Mars is closer to the Earth than it's been in 15 years. Join us at the Round Rock Campus for hands-on science activities, talks about the Red Planet, and observations of Mars and a variety of our celestial neighbors!


Event Activities


Enjoy hands-on science activities courtesy of ACChaos (Building 2000, lobby)

6:30-7:30 pm

"Visions of the Red Planet: Mars Before the Space Age" by Dr. Jim Heath (Building 3000, Room 339)

7:30-8:30 pm

"Exploring the Red Planet: Mars in the Space Age" by Dr. Michael Endl

8:30 until close

Observe the night sky through the department's telescopes (Building 3000 observing deck and parking lot)