MAVEN Mars Mission's Bruce Jakosky
Air Date: 09/16/2013
Run Time: 28:50
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- Bruce Jakosky, MAVEN Principal Investigator, University of Colorado Boulder
The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission (MAVEN) orbiter leaves for the red planet in November of 2013. Bruce Jakosky of the University of Colorado Boulder is its Principal Investigator. Mat Kaplan sat down with Bruce at a recent MAVEN workshop to talk about this fascinating mission. Emily Lakdawalla points us to two wonderful ways to explore the surface of asteroid Vesta. Bruce Betts reports from a celebration of 50 years of planetary science at Caltech. Bill Nye is off so that he can get ready for the season premiere of Dancing With the Stars!
- BLOG: MAVEN Assembly and Test Videos
- MAVEN Website
- Planetary Sciences at Caltech-50 Year Celebration
- BLOG and VIDEO: Bruce Betts on Whether Voyager 1 Has Left the Solar System
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