Today on Your Call: What’s the status of space exploration?
On today's Your Call, in light of NASA’s historic landing of the $2.5 billion “Curiosity” rover on Mars, we’ll talk about space. A planning group is taking a look at how the agency will continue exploring Mars beyond the missions operating today. Who decides where we explore? What space missions are we NOT hearing about? Join us at 10am PST or post a comment here. What role do you think NASA should play in the future? It’s Your Call with Holly Kernan, and you.
Dr. Fuk Li, director for the Mars Exploration Directorate at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Ken Croswell, astronomer and author of 8 books about space, including The Lives of Stars
Janet Vertesi, sociologist of science and technology at Princeton University
Salvatore Babones, associate fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington DC and a regular contributor at Truthout.org
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