Red Planet Radio
About This Show
Welcome to Red Planet Radio presented by the Mars Soicety, a podcast dedicated to the human exploration and settlement of Mars. Each episode, the Red Planet Radio podcast includes interviews with leading scientists, space experts, government officials and other important figures connected to the ongoing exploration of the Red Planet.
Hosting Red Planet Radio on behalf of the Mars Society will be Bill Hargenrader, Cybersecurity and Innovation Strategist, and Founder of Facebook’s popular I Love Mars page, and John King, entrepreneur, technologist, and Mars exploration advocate.
Most Recent Episode
RPR 16 - Dr. Geronimo Villanueva
In today's episode we speak with Dr. Geronimo Villanueva from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Via the NASA Website. " Dr. Geronimo Villanueva is a planetary scientist at NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center who specializes in the search for organic molecules on Mars and on icy bodies. He is the leader for Mars studies for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) and scientist for the ExoMars 2016 mission. He also serves as Science and Management advisor to several observatories, including Keck, NASA-IRTF and ALMA. His foundational work on small bodies led the International Astronomical Union (IAU) to name minor planet '9724'after Dr. Villanueva, while the American Astronomical Society (AAS) in 2015 honored him with the Urey Prize (young planetary scientist of the year). the possibility that there was life on Mars and if it may have seeded on our planet Earth, the future of humans on Mars and how we can terraform the planet, and much more!" In this episode we discuss the possibilities of life on Mars, the space missions Dr. Villanueva is working on such as the James Webb Space Telescope & ExoMars, and much more! Today’s host is Ron Sparkman, Founder of UpportunityU.com and Co-Creator of I Love Mars Media. The show and its contents are presented by The Mars Society and co-produced with I Love Mars Media. Find out more at: Marssociety.org and www.ILoveMars.info