NOVA scienceNOW: Can We Make It to Mars?

NOVA scienceNOW: Can We Make It to Mars?

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Overview

NOVA scienceNOW: Can We Make It to Mars?

Hosted by Neil DeGrasse Tyson, this program from PBS examines the prospect of sending humans on a trip to Mars that could last as long as two to three years. Though the dangers of this potential journey include bone and muscle deterioration, cosmic radiation, and the threat of meteoroids, new scientific innovations are being designed to circumvent such problems. The episode also features scientist Vandi Verma, who is part of the team responsible for directing Mars rovers over the planet's harsh terrain. ~ Tracie Cooper

Product Details

Release Date: 03/01/2011
UPC: 0841887013666
Original Release: 2011
Rating: NR
Source: Pbs (Direct)
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:00:00
Sales rank: 52,021

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Disc #1 -- NOVA scienceNOW: Can We Make It to Mars?
1. Introduction [3:01]
2. Space Dangers [13:17]
3. Next-Generation Space Suits [10:44]
4. Space Food [6:51]
5. Plasma Rockets [6:38]
6. Profile: Vandi Verma [9:58]
7. Conclusion [3:36]
8. Chapter 8 [:56]

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