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00:39:50
With two rovers on Mars, we'll update you on the latest findings. This week we hear about Spirit Rover's memory problems, the possibility of water on Mars, and about other missions to the Red Planet.

Project: Return to Mars | Browse All

Date: January 31, 2004
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science
Running Time:
00:55:00
Two rovers are set to land on Mars during NASA’s Exploration Rover mission. The second, Opportunity, should land today. We’ll review the Exploration Rover mission thus far.

Project: Return to Mars | Browse All

Date: January 25, 2004
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science
Running Time:
00:55:16
Take a virtual tour to discover what it might be like to touch, smell, and hear on Mars.

Project: Return to Mars | Browse All

Date: January 24, 2004
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science
Running Time:
01:01:59
We mirrored NASA TV. Peek into the control room as the Opportunity rover lands on the Red Planet.

Project: Return to Mars | Browse All

Date: January 24, 2004
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science
Running Time:
00:46:33
Water has been called “the elixir of life” but was there ever water on Mars? Explore this and other questions about possible Martian life.

Project: Return to Mars | Browse All

Date: January 23, 2004
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science, Life Science/Biology
Running Time:
00:57:03
On Mars, would a Frisbee “fris”? Would a boom box “boom”? Exploratorium scientist Paul Doherty demonstrates how Mars’s gravity would affect our toys and gadgets.

Project: Return to Mars | Browse All

Date: January 17, 2004
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science
Running Time:
00:22:58
With Special Guest Dr. Robert Full! Witness robots that scurry, cockroach-like, over walls and other obstacles. Get a sneak peek behind UC Berkeley’s Poly-PEDAL Lab, a hotbed of Bay Area robotics innovation.

Project: Return to Mars | Browse All

Date: January 17, 2004
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science, Life Science/Biology
Running Time:
00:46:27
We'll check in with scientists at JPL and find out what unexpected discoveries they've made in the first two weeks of observation.

Project: Return to Mars | Browse All

Date: January 16, 2004
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science
Running Time:
00:41:12
We'll check in with scientists at JPL and find out what unexpected discoveries they've made in the first two weeks of observation.

Project: Return to Mars | Browse All

Date: January 15, 2004
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science
Running Time:
00:31:00
Explore how Mars has been perceived from antiquity to Galileo to the present.

Project: Return to Mars | Browse All

Date: January 14, 2004
Format: Demonstration / Activity
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science