Roving Mars: Spirit, Opportunity, and the Exploration of the Red Planet with Steven Squyres

7/11/2011; 58 minutes

Steven Squyres, Professor of Astronomy at Cornell University, was the principle scientist behind the Mars Exploration Rover Project. He discusses the engineering challenges that had to be met in getting the rovers to Mars, as well as the scientific results obtained by both vehicles over more than seven years of exploration. (#21040)

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