A dynamic young engineer at NASA‘s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Kobie Boykins is on the front line of Mars exploration. In a National Geographic Live presentation in Mesa, Boykins will recount the Mars Exploration Rovers mission, detailing the design and construction of the rovers, telling the story of their missions, and sharing remarkable images and discoveries that continue to come to us from the Red Planet.
>> Exploring Mars: The Next Generation with NASA Engineer Kobie Boykins begins at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St. $24-$36. (480) 644-6500 or mesaartscenter.com.