PubTalk 1/2004 — Roving Around Mars

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Adventures in Exploring the Red Planet

By Devon M. Burr & Michael H. Carr, Planetary Geologists

 

  • January 2004 will see two NASA rovers land on Mars to analyze rock and soil and measure environmental conditions
  • By January, a European Mars probe and a Japanese orbiter should also be studying the planet's surface
  • Share the excitement and intensity of running the rovers and interpreting the data they return
  • Learn about the bizarre routine of scientists who wear "Mars watches" and work on Mars time
  • Will these missions tell us finally whether Mars ever had oceans of water.or even life?

Details

Image Dimensions: 320 x 240

Date Taken:

Length: 00:56:56

Location Taken: Menlo Park, CA, US

Transcript

Contact wmcesic@usgs.gov for transcript.