To Mars! With National Geographic _on Planetary Radio
To Mars! With National Geographic
The National Geographic Channels Mars miniseries has begun. Mat Kaplan attended a kickoff for the ambitious docudrama last summer. Youll hear from series technical advisor Bobby Braun, author of The Martian Andy Weir, Cosmos creator Ann Druyan and more. It took two years, but Emily Lakdawalla has completed an important visual document focused on Mars rover Opportunity. Bill Nye steps aside for Planetary Society Director of Space Policy Casey Dreier with a look toward Donald Trumps NASA. One listener will win a spectacular new Pluto globe in the Whats Up space trivia contest.
Featured Speakers: Ann Druyan, Andy Weir, Bobby Braun, Tim Pastore, Casey Dreier.
This show was broadcast on December 27, 2016.