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Celebrate the Mars Rovers With Jim Bell

Mars Exploration Rover artist's concept Spirit or Opportunity, on Mars

Air Date: 01/19/2009
Run Time: 0:28:52

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Guests:

  • Jim Bell, President of the Board of Directors, The Planetary Society
  • Bill Nye, Chief Executive Officer

Topics: Marsdials and Earthdials, Opportunity, Spirit, Planetary Radio, Mars Exploration Rovers, Dawn, Mars, Bill Nye

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Planetary Society President Jim Bell leads the PanCam team for the Mars Exploration Rovers, Spirit and Opportunity. He came to Pasadena last week to help celebrate five years on Mars. Bill Nye joined the party with a presentation about the MarsDials on the rovers. Emily Lakdawalla's Q&A looks forward to a Mars flyby by the Dawn spacecraft. Bruce Betts and Mat Kaplan join the MER party with a new What's Up segment, including a new space trivia contest.

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