Illustration of NASA Mars Rover landing

Southwestern Physics to simulcast NASA coverage of Mars landing

Anne Matthews Uncategorized

Coos Bay, OR – Explore Mars with us! The Physics and Engineering department at Southwestern Oregon Community College will simulcast the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) TV coverage of the Mars Perseverance Rover landing on Thursday, February 18, 2021 beginning at 11:30 am.

Join Dr. Aaron Coyner and others interested in space exploration to celebrate the landing of our newest rover and discuss the implications of the Mars 2020 rover mission. The watch party will be held at the Southwestern Oregon Physics and Engineering Facebook page at

For more information about this event, or our physics and engineering degrees, please contact Dr. Aaron Coyner, Associate Professor of Physics at, 541-888-7244, or visit

Photo Credit NASA/JPL-Caltech