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Curiosity at Mars

Sir Patrick Moore discusses what the NASA rover Curiosity will be doing on the surface of Mars, as well as what to see in the September night sky.

The NASA rover, Curiosity, the size of a small car and nuclear-powered, landed on Mars in August and took 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.

20 minutes

Last on

Sat 8 Sep 2012 12:00

Credits

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

Broadcasts

  • Mon 3 Sep 2012 00:05
  • Mon 3 Sep 2012 00:50
  • Sat 8 Sep 2012 12:00

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