7 More Minutes of Terror: Perseverance Arrives at Mars

Planetary Radio: Space Exploration, Astronomy and Science

By The Planetary Society

7 More Minutes of Terror: Perseverance Arrives at Mars

Wednesday, 20 January

The 2020 Mars Rover will reach the Red Planet on February 18th after many months in the relative quiet of space. It will then undergo a true trial by fire as it descends to the surface. Jet Propulsion Lab systems engineer and his colleagues hope it will arrive as successfully as its sister Curiosity did in 2012. He tells host Mat Kaplan what to expect. Planetary Radio listeners prove once again that they are awesome as they go to amazing and unnecessary lengths (oops!) to answer the space trivia quiz. There’s more to discover at https://www.planetary.org/planetary-radio/0120-2021-gregory-villar-perseverance-edl See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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