It's Mars Rover Opportunity, Only Smarter
Air Date: 04/12/2010
Run Time: 0:28:52
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- Daniel Gaines, Engineer, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
JPL engineer Daniel Gaines helped develop new software that has enabled Opportunity to autonomously select objects for close-up imaging as she races across Mars. Emily Lakdawalla is thrilled by evidence of recently active volcanos on Venus. Bill Nye salutes three decades of service by retiring Planetary Society founder Lou Friedman. Bruce Betts and Mat Kaplan celebrate Yuri's Night with a new space trivia contest on What's Up!