Second annual Death Valley Mars festival to be held first weekend of March

Joyce Lupiani

Second annual Death Valley Mars festival to be held first weekend of March

CREATED Feb. 25, 2013

(KTNV) -- The second annual MarsFest (formerly Mars and the Mojave) is headed to Death Valley National Park March 1 to 3.

MarsFest is an annual science festival for all ages and interest levels. It will feature guest lectures by planetary scientists, field trips to other-worldly sites in the park, an expo with information booths, demonstrations and kids' activity tables, and ranger talks/guided hikes.

The festival will culminate with a panel discussion on the future of planetary exploration on earth and beyond.

Event details and a tentative schedule can be found here or here.

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