Mars Rover Landing Status

NASA officials talked about the Spirit rover mission, which was scheduled to land on Mars later that day. Specifically, Mr. D’Amario… read more

NASA officials talked about the Spirit rover mission, which was scheduled to land on Mars later that day. Specifically, Mr. D’Amario discussed navigation; Mr. Manning discussed entry, descent and landing; and Ms. Trosper discussed post-landing activities. In addition to sending pictures back to Earth, the rover would analyze Martian rocks and dirt using an array of geological and scientific instruments. Slides were shown during the presentation, and some speakers used handheld models to illustrate their points. Following prepared remarks, officials responded to questions from reporters. close

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Program ID:
179768-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Pasadena, California, United States
First Aired:
Jan 03, 2004 | 5:33pm EST | C-SPAN 1

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  • Jan 03, 2004 | 5:33pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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