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Mars 2020 Launch Party w/ Bill Nye
July 30, 2020 UTC-7
Public Invited to Virtual Mars Launch Party Hosted by The Planetary Society, Space for Humanity, and Helios Capital
Featuring Planetary Society CEO Bill Nye, NASA Astronaut Micheal López Alegría, Contact host Sarah Cruddas, and more.
(July 27, 2020) — NASA’s most advanced Mars rover, Perseverance, is set to launch on 30 July 2020. The public is invited to join a free watch party livestream featuring space exploration luminaries:
- Bill Nye, CEO of The Planetary Society
- George Whitesides, Chief Space Officer at Virgin Galactic
- Sarah Cruddas, television presenter, journalist, author, and host of Contact on Discovery Channel and Science Channel.
- Dr. Sian Proctor, geoscientist and NASA astronaut finalist
- Livingston Holder, Jr., USAF astronaut in the Manned Spaceflight Engineer Program
- Rachel Lyons, Executive Director of Space for Humanity
- Tanya Harrison, planetary scientist and science communicator
- Dylan Taylor, founder at Space for Humanity
- Janet Ivey, founder of Janet’s Planet show and president of Explore Mars
- Alyssa Carson, astronaut-in-training with Possum Academy, global speaker, and author
- Ryan Kriser, founder and CEO at Helios Capital
- Micheal López Alegría, retired NASA astronaut