Science on Tap moving to Foundry Restaurant

The SEE Science Center’s discussion series, Science on Tap is moving into the Foundry Restaurant at 50 Commercial St. in Manchester.

The 2015-16 season of Science on Tap will begin on Sept. 8 with a discussion titled: Humans and Space: Is Mars in the future?

The space race captivated the world and established many firsts for humans in space. Now humans have continuously occupied space for more than 15 years. We will discuss what has been learned and what advancements have been made to help us continue to explore our solar system. Join us to discuss new opportunities and challenges for human exploration of space, particularly how we could land humans on Mars in the 2030s.

The Sept. 8 panel of experts will include:

? Chris Carberry: the Executive Director and co-founder of Explore Mars, Inc.

? Joe Cassady: Aeojet Rocketdyne, Executive Director, Space – DC office

? David McDonald, M.Ed. STEM Educator, Belmont High School, NH former Education Director, McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center

The Foundry Restaurant is located at 50 Commercial St. in Manchester, behind the parking deck on Commercial Street at the corner of Granite Street (prior location of Jillian’s and World Grill). For GPS directions use 50 Cote Drive.

Science on Tap events are informal discussions with local scientists and experts on a particular topic. Science on Tap is a program of the SEE Science Center in partnership with SilverTech, UNH Manchester and Dyn. The ongoing series starts at 5:30 p.m. every second Tuesday from September to June. The events are free to the general public. Drop-ins are welcome but attendees are encouraged to register in advance using the Eventbrite website: www.see-science
center.org/visitors/Science-on-Tap.aspx.

The SEE Science Center is located at 200 Bedford St., Manchester. SEE is open to the public on 7 days a week. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Admission is $8 per person ages 3 and up. For more information, call 669-0400 or www.see-sciencecenter.org. Follow SEE and Science on Tap on Facebook.