Season 39, Episode 15 Ultimate Mars Challenge
First Aired: November 14, 2012
A look at NASA's Curiosity mission to Mars. Included: remarks from Mars Science Laboratory personnel, including chief engineer Rob Manning, chief scientist John Grotzinger, deputy scientist Ashwin Vasavada and mission manager Michael Watkins.
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- Premiered: March 3, 1974
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- Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)