Mars 2020 Mission
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 157 , Segment 4
Episode: International Law, Coworkers, Poetry 180, Mars
- Oct 12, 2015 9:00 pm
- 15:52 mins
Guest: Ken Farley, Ph.D., Professor of Geochemistry at CalTech “The Martian” is a great movie that includes a lot of real science, but to set the record straight – astronauts have not yet been to Mars. NASA’s working on it, though. The Mars 2020 Mission’s current focus is to pick the best landing spot for a rover that will visit the Red Planet in 2020 and gather critical information for astronauts to use when it’s their turn to go.