October Meeting

When:  7:30pm Wednesday 3rd October

Where:  Space Place / Carter Observatory, 40 Salamanca Rd, Kelburn

The meeting will consist of:

  1. The Night sky in October
  2. Astronomy News
  3. Main talk at 8:00 pm

Life on Mars – Bruce Ngataierua

Life On Mars

Bruce Ngataierua is a Secondary Science Teacher who has a passion for Astronomy and Earth Science and He has been an active member of the Hawkes Bay Astronomical Society for the last two years.

In 2012, Bruce was involved with a small group of people where he spent two weeks in a simulation based on the colonisation of Mars. This included living in a habitat, eating freeze dried food and wearing space suits. The simulation objectives were to help answer questions around how the team would find living together and the challenges of colonisation on another world.