Lectures and Events


The Search for Life Beyond Earth: Talk by Dr. Mitch Schulte

Come listen to a talk by Dr Mitch Schulte, Program Scientist with the Mars Exploration Program in the Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC. As a Program Scientist, Mitch is responsible for and manages the science content of a number of NASA’s Mars missions. Currently, he oversees the Mars Exploration Rover (Opportunity), the U.S. contribution to the Mars Organic Molecule Analyzer (MOMA) instrument on the European Space Agency ExoMars rover mission, and NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover mission. He is also the lead scientist for for the Mars Data Analysis and Habitable Worlds Programs for the Mars Exploration Program and Planetary Science Division.


Mon 10 Sep 2018, 7:00pm–8:00pm
University of Canterbury, Ilam Road, Ilam, Christchurch


Sun 16 Sep 2018, 7:00pm–8:00pm
Space Place at Carter Observatory, 40 Salamanca Rd, Kelburn, Wellington

Palmerston North

Tue 18 Sep 2018, 6:30pm–8:00pm
Speirs Centre, Palmerston North Boys High, 263 Featherston St, Palmerston North