Budget Cuts Leave Curiosity and Cassini in Limbo

16:31 minutes

Upcoming NASA budget cuts may force the agency to choose between two of its flagship planetary missions—the Mars Curiosity rover and the Cassini mission to Saturn. Wired reporter Adam Mann discuss how much it takes to run these missions and what discoveries we could miss out on.


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Adam Mann

Adam Mann is space and physics reporter for WIRED in San Francisco, California.

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Alexa Lim is Science Friday’s associate producer. Her favorite stories involve space, sound, and strange animal discoveries.

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