12/07/2012

Curiosity 2.0? NASA Announces New Mars Rover Plans

It has been an exciting week for planetary scientists, ranging from the discovery of water ice on Mercury to the announcement of a new Mars rover mission in 2020. Jim Green, director of NASA’s planetary science division, and scientist Matthew Siegler discuss the latest news.

Segment Guests

Jim Green

Jim Green is a planetary scientist at the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colorado, and a deputy project scientist for NASA’s New Horizons Mission.

Matthew Siegler

Matthew Siegler is a scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.

Meet the Producer

About Denise Chow

Denise Chow is a sci-tech editor at Live Science and a former associate producer for Science Friday.