Southern Tier residents have a chance at a front row seat for the landing of the Curiosity Rover on Mars.

Photo provided by Kopernik Observatory and Science Center
Photo provided by Kopernik Observatory and Science Center
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NASA’s latest Mars mission, INSIGHT, is scheduled to land at 2:56 p.m. November 26.

The Kopernik Observatory on Underwood Road in Vestal will be open to experience the landing.  The science center has a feed from NASA TV for the landing procedure.

Doors open at 2:30 p.m.

In addition to watching the landing, there will Science, Technology, Engineering and Math activities for the children and a 3D landscape taken from Mars Rover Spirit in the lobby.

Admission is $5 adults, $3 for students and seniors with a family maximum of $16 and members are free.