Mars 2020

Broadcast 3645 Doug Messier of Parabolic Arc

We welcomed Doug Messier back to the program for a 94 minute discussion starting out with the success of the Perseverance Mars rover landing earlier in the day.  Most of the first segment was devoted to Perseverance, the various science experiments plans, the onboard hardware and instruments such as the helicopter, microphones, advanced cameras, MOXIE to make O2 out of the Martian atmosphere plus more.  Listen as Doug and callers/emailers discuss the instrument package, the experiments and the search for possible past life on Mars.  Also discussed was the landing site, Jezero Crater, plus t

Broadcast 3444 Hotel Mars with Chris Carberry

Guests: John Batchelor, Chris Carberry of Explore Mars, Dr. David Livingston.  Topics:  The Chris Carberry new book "Alcohol in Space," known alcohol usage in space, 2020 Mars missions.  You are invited to comment, ask questions, and discuss the Space Show program/guest(s) on the Space Show blog. Comments, questions, and any discussion must be relevant and applicable to Space Show programming. Written Transcripts of Space Show programs are not permitted without prior written consent from The Space Show (even if for personal use) & are a violation of the Space Show copyright.

Broadcast 3338 Hotel Mars with ALLEN CHEN, JPL

Guests: John Batchelor, Allen Chen, Dr. David Livingston.  Topics:  We talked about the upcoming Mars 2020 rover mission, new EDL tools & more. You are invited to comment, ask questions, and discuss the Space Show program/guest(s) on the Space Show blog. Comments, questions, and any discussion must be relevant and applicable to Space Show programming. Written Transcripts of Space Show programs are not permitted without prior written consent from The Space Show (even if for personal use) & are a violation of the Space Show copyright.

Broadcast 2987 Dr. Gil Levin

Guest:  Dr. Gil Levin; Topics:  Updates to the Viking Labeled Release Experiment, searching for life on Mars, NASA, upcoming missions, and much more.  Please direct all comments and questions regarding specific Space Show programs & guest(s) to the Space Show blog which is part of archived program on our website, www.thespaceshow.com.   Comments and questions should be relevant to the specific Space Show program.

Broadcast 2629

Guest:  Dr. William (Bill) Farrand; Topics:  Mars rovers, remote sensing, mission instrument design & more. Please direct all comments and questions regarding specific Space Show programs & guest(s) to the Space Show blog which is part of archived program on our website, www.thespaceshow.com.   Comments and questions should be relevant to the specific Space Show program. Written Transcripts of Space Show programs are a violation of our copyright and are not permitted without prior written consent, even if for your own use.

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