Podcaster: Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay
Title: Astronomy Cast Ep.707: What Goes Into A Sample Return Mission? Moon & Mars
Organization: Astronomy Cast
Streamed live on Feb 5, 2024.
We’ve sent robots to other worlds, but the amount of science we can deploy to another planet can’t compare with the vast science labs we have on Earth. That’s why more and more missions are for a sample return, bringing pieces of alien worlds back to Earth, where we study them with proper equipment.
Bio: Fraser Cain is the publisher of Universe Today and Dr. Pamela Gay is a Senior Scientist at Planetary Science Institute and a Director of CosmoQuest. They team up to do Astronomy Cast, a weekly facts-based journey through the cosmos
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