Mars

Penn State Behrend professor to discuss NASA Fellowship

Charlotte de Vries, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Penn State Behrend, spent the summer of 2017 at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, as part of a NASA Fellowship where she worked with ECLSS engineers. She will discuss her experience on Thursday, Jan. 31, when Open House Night in Astronomy returns to Penn State Behrend.

Behrend astronomy program to focus on Mars and Venus

The key differences between Mars and Venus will be part of Darren Williams’ topic of discussion on April 19, when Open House Night in Astronomy returns to Penn State Behrend. Williams, a professor of astronomy and astrophysics at the college, will explain what is known about each world and what remains uncertain.