Podcaster: Fraser Cain
Title: Guide to Space: Soaring Above Mars. Airplanes, Helicopters and Balloons on the Red Planet
Organization: Universe Today
Aircraft make some of the best platforms for science here on Earth. From weather balloons to study the high atmosphere to aircraft that fly into the hearts of hurricanes. From surveys of Antarctic ice sheets to drones.
So it makes sense to consider missions to any world in the Solar System with an atmosphere. Balloons to Venus and helicopters to Titan.
But one world that’s been the most seriously considered for exploration by air is Mars.
Bio: Fraser Cain is the publisher of Universe Today
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