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Mars photo - NASA image
Mars photo - NASA image

The Real Sky: Exploring Mars


Exploring Mars: Our Fascination With the Red Planet

The Kirkpatrick Planetarium team at Science Museum Oklahoma is celebrating Space Day presented by Allied Arts with a look at Mars in this #SMOatHome! Explore the early observational history of Mars and why and how humanity became fascinated with the Red Planet.​

In part two, we're examining the exploration of Mars, first by spacecraft, then by lander and finally by rovers and why we continue our fascination with Mars.