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The WeMartians Podcast delves into all aspects of the exploration of Mars, including robotic/human spacecraft and rocket engineering, planetary science, astronomy and other upcoming technology. Our episodes are research-supported and feature topical audio clips and special guests.Read more »
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44 – Ashes to Ashes, Clay to Dust (feat. Mark Lemmon)
There's a serious Global Dust Storm happening right now on Mars. Several regional storms have kicked up a tremendous amount of dust into the skies, blocking out the sun and jeopardizing the Opportunity rover's safety. But despite the threat, this is a great chance to do some science on Mars weather. Jake is joined by Space Science Institute's Mark Lemmon to discuss these storms formation and what we're learning from them.
We Discuss Mars Dust Storms and the NASA rover Curiosity and Opportunity
Most recent JPL news release on the Global Dust Storm
Curiosity, starting at the Sun through the dust
A look out across Gale Crater through the Storm
The last photo taken by Opportunity on June 10th
The Space Science Institute
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Rated 5 out of
A required listen for Mars enthousiasts
If you like Mars, you should listen to this podcast!
Explains the latest scientific discoveries, past, present and future space missions to the Red Planet, and more.
Date published: 2017-07-06
Rated 5 out of
Great podcast if you can't get enough of mars!
Top quality show on very interesting mars related topics. Host is a skilled interviewer and very captivating narrator. Recommended!
Date published: 2017-08-10