Global Mars

Introducing Global Mars


*What is Global Mars? Global Mars is a GLOBAL education/outreach project, founded by Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM) CEPS intern and Planetary Scientist Hiruni Senarath Dassanayake.

*What is the Pilot project? In the summer of 2017 the pilot project will take the Global Mars team to Matara, Sri Lanka to diffuse science to under served students in the community. Read more about it [here]

*What is the future of Global Mars? How can you help? We will give you more information on Global Mars and how you can help. SO STAY TUNED!!!!!

09/15/2017 Update: Assessment of the efficacy of the pilot project is on-going.

11/25/2017 Update: Global Mars Pilot Project 1 video is out now!

Project Collaborators:

  • Sophia Deady: Smith College/Fulbright Fellow (Biologist, Chemist and Educator)

A big thank you to our visual and creative designer Ashley Serrano for creating the Global Mars logo.


  • Sophia Deady: This donation covered educational supplies for the students for the entire program.

Thank you for your generosity.

Press Coverage: 

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