Phoenix Mars Lander Update: Taste the Water!
Air Date: 08/04/2008
Run Time: 0:28:52
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- Michael Meyer, Astronomer, University of Arizona
- Victoria Hipkin, Lead Scientist, Phoenix MET
- Peter Smith, Principal Investigator for Phoenix, University of Arizona
- Bill Boynton, Lead Scientist, Phoenix TEGA,
- Mark Lemmon, Associate Professor, Texas A&M University
Big announcements at a July 31st press conference, with still more to come from the Phoenix mission team. We'll hear excerpts of the briefing, and get insights from Emily Lakdawalla. Bill Nye celebrates Phoenix, and contrasts robotic and human exploration. Bruce Betts has his eye on the sky in this week's What's Up segment, featuring a new space trivia contest.