The Mars InSight Mission
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 804 , Segment 1
Episode: Mars InSight, How We Talk About "Addicts" Matters, Poutine: Quebecois or Canadian?
- May 3, 2018 11:00 pm
- 16:38 mins
(Originally aired: April 3, 2018) Guest: Tom Hoffman, InSight Project Manager, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory NASA is in pre-launch mode to send its most in-depth mission ever to Mars on Saturday. And you’re probably thinking, "Well NASA’s had rovers on the Red Planet for a long time." You're right. It's been 14 years, to be exact. But those rovers just roamed around searching for signs of life and scoping things out for the day when humans will ultimately arrive. This lander launching Saturday will go much deeper – literally drilling down into Mars. Follow along with the Mars InSight Launch here.