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NASA Opens Mars Center At Ames On December 29, 2003 NASA

To support NASA’s Mars exploration program and to coincide with the January landings of the Mars Exploration Rover mission, NASA Ames Research Center will unveil its new Mars Center on Dec. 29. The Mars Center will feature a dynamic array of interactive displays, exhibits and demonstrations designed to excite, inform and educate the public about the mysteries of the red planet. In addition, the center supports the agency-wide mission of inspiring the next generation of explorers. “We are proud to announce the opening of NASA Ames’ Mars Center, which will give the community an opportunity to share in the wonder and excitement of exploring Mars,” said NASA Ames Director G. Scott Hubbard. “The center also will serve as a dynamic educational resource about Mars for the entire Bay area community.”