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A Mars Exploration Rover Update with Project Scientist Bruce Banerdt

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

Air Date: 05/04/2009
Run Time: 0:28:52

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Topics: near-Earth asteroids, Opportunity, Earth impact hazard, Spirit, mission status, Planetary Radio, Mars Exploration Rovers, Mars, conference report, Bill Nye

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Spirit and Opportunity continue their treks across the Red Planet more than five years after their arrival. Bruce Banerdt provides a status report. Bill Nye has something old and something new to talk about. Bruce Betts returns from the Planetary Defense Conference in Spain with news of Near Earth Objects and other things in the night sky, along with a new space trivia contest.

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