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Target: Mars

Posted Thursday, August 2, 2012

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Target: Mars NASA will attempt to land on Mars Sunday, delivering to the Red Planet its most advanced rover ever. The mission: find out if the elements ever existed to support life there. On the next Sound of Ideas, we'll talk with experts about the importance of the mission and the innovative approach to landing -- aided by Cleveland's NASA Glenn Research Center. Is there anybody else out there? Thursday morning at 9:00 on 90.3.

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Community/Human Interest, Technology

Guests

John Mangels, science writer, The Plain Dealer
Geoffrey Landis, scientist, NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland
Jason Davis, manager, Shafran Planetarium, Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Additional Information

Launch video of the Mars Science Laboratory
NASA Glenn Research Center
Challenges of Getting to Mars: Curiosity’s Seven Minutes of Terror
Mars Science Laboratory: Curiosity

8-6-12 Gale Crater Base here; Curiosity has landed!

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