Just Annoucened: National Geographic Live at the Peace Center!
Exploring Mars - September 16 at 6 PM
As senior mechanical engineer for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Kobie Boykins helped design and build the solar arrays for the Mars Exploration Rovers Spirit and Opportunity. He has monitored headline-making studies, including proof that there was once water on Mars, indicating that the red planet could have supported life. Winner of a NASA Exceptional Service Medal, Boykins will share his boundless enthusiasm for unraveling the mysteries of outer space, along with news of the latest chapter of Mars exploration.
Ocean Soul - January 13 at 6 PM
National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry has spent more than 10,000 hours underwater, often in extreme conditions beneath Arctic ice and in predator-infested waters. Journey with him from the North Atlantic, where harp seals face off with commercial hunters, to the Gulf of St. Lawrence in search of Atlantic blue fin tuna, and to research facilities studying dolphin intelligence. The images he captures while on assignment offer a mesmerizing glimpse of “the soul of the sea.”
Tickets: $20 | Groups (15+): $15