Terminal Tower Will Light up Red for Mars Perseverance Rover Landing

Cleveland, OH - NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover is expected to land on the Red Planet on Thursday.

In honor of this historic event, Cleveland’s Terminal Tower will light up “Mars Red” leading up to it's arrival on Wednesday night and Thursday morning.

A virtual event put on by NASA Glenn and the Great Lakes Science Center will take place on Thursday.

The virtual event starts at 11 am Thursday on the Great Lakes Science Center's website counting down to the Rover’s landing on Mars.

The event will include interviews with scientists from NASA Glenn who helped work on the Mars Perseverance Mission.

In a tweet from Terminal Tower Cleveland;

RED | @NASAPersevere touches down on the Red Planet on Feb. 18. Join @NASAGlenn and @GLScienceCtr as we #CountdownToMars

with a virtual pre-landing event from 11am to 2:15pm ET. http://greatscience.com/perseverance-virtual-landing-event…

Then, tune in to watch the landing live: http://go.nasa.gov/mars2020toolkit

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