Just like the great explorers of the old world who reached the shores of Aotearoa - New Zealand based on their skill and driven by curiosity, KiwiMars Outreach is a pilot project that will take students, teachers and the public on a journey of discovery, reaching new frontiers and developing cultural awareness, to find out what it takes to be an explorer of another world.
You are all invited to participate in KiwiMars2012!
Here it is how:
Visit our Mission Control
At the Mission Control Carter you will be able to engage Live via live telemetry, video conferences, Skype calls and updates from the mission;
Visit our Mission Portal Online
This site is under construction.
Visit our Eagle Mission Support Centre
Eagle Mission Support also under construction will be hosted on the mission's website.
'Eagle is proud to support the KiwiMars initiative, providing access to technical expertise, infrastructure and the world’s leading ArcGIS software to spatially enable the KiwiMars mission team.; This will allow students, researchers, media, and the general public to follow the group’s progress and daily updates in a geographical context.'
KiwiMars 2012: Be part of the team:
Submit research ideas!
- The onsite crew is looking forward to your research ideas to undertake during the mission;
Join the team that creates Resources and Classroom activities
- Resources and guides are produced by a wider project team from KiwiSpace working closely with curriculum-expert educators and supported by the Royal Society of New Zealand, the New Zealand Association of Science Educators, Carter Observatory, Capital E, LEARNZ, Futureintech, Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu, Mars Society Australia and Eagle Technology Group
Spread the word!
Participate in Talks and Seminars upon the crew's return
- Upon return the crew will attend a series of talks and seminars to discuss the mission and future projects. KiwiMars 2012 will officially close with the bigest celebration of science and technology and their contribution to the betterment of the human condition: World Space Week 4-10 October 2012.