The Mars Mission: Made in LA

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At 10:31 Sunday evening, Pacific Standard Time, the Mars Laboratory called "Curiosity" will land on the Red Planet, after decelerating from 13,000 miles an hour in just seven minutes. We hear about some of the reasons for nail-biting at the Jet Propulsion Lab and Cal Tech in Pasadena.

Credits

Guests:
Ian O'Neill - astrophysicist and science writer - @astroengine, Steven Lee - Jet Propulsion Laboratory - @NASAJPL, Bethany Ehlmann - Caltech - @caltech, Edward Krupp - Griffith Observatory - @GriffithNews, Adam Schiff - Democratic Congressman from Burbank, and chair of the House Intelligence Committee - @RepAdamSchiff

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Anna Scott, Frances Anderton