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Steve Squyres Is Ready for Mars

Mars from Hubble, January 2008

Air Date: 12/22/2003
Run Time: 0:27:42

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Guests:

  • Steve Squyres, Mars Exploration Rover Principal Investigator, Cornell University

Topics: planetary astronomy, Opportunity, Spirit, events and announcements, Planetary Radio, Mars Exploration Rovers, Mars

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Doctor Steven Squyres is the Principal Investigator for the Athena Science Payloads on the two Mars Exploration Rovers. He talks about the challenges, human and robotic, facing the mission. Emily Lakdawalla is watching for shooting stars...on Mars. Bruce Betts and Mat Kaplan attend the Planetary Society's holiday party.

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