Curiosity at Mars

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Duration: 20 minutes

The NASA rover, Curiosity, the size of a small car and nuclear-powered, landed on Mars in August and takes its first view of the red planet. This ambitious mission hopes to find the building blocks of life as well as study the Martian climate and geology. Sir Patrick Moore discusses what Curiosity will be doing, as well as what to see in the September night sky.

Credits

Presenter
Chris Lintott
Series Producer
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer
William Lyons
Series Producer
Jane Fletcher
Executive Producer
William Lyons
Reporter
Paul G Abel
Reporter
Paul G Abel
Reporter
Pete Lawrence
Reporter
Pete Lawrence
Reporter
Chris North
Reporter
Chris North

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