Mars Up Close
Marc Kaufman talked about what he learned in two years at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory getting an in-depth look at the challenges and triumphs of the Curiosity mission to Mars. During this author event held at the New York Public Library for his book, Mars Up Close: Inside the Curiosity Mission, Mr. Kaufman showed photos taken by the Curiosity rover. He also talked about the evidence collected by Curiosity that suggests that there may have once been life on Mars. close
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- Christine Coulombe Senior Librarian New York Public Library
Marc Kaufman Correspondent Washington Post
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