"NASA sets ambitious goals for latest Mission to Mars" PBS NewsHour 2/17/2021
SUMMARY: If all goes according to plan, the United States will land its most advanced [Perseverance] Rover ever on Mars on Thursday, nearly 300-million miles from where it lifted off last year. It is a daunting task, one that will set up a more ambitious exploration of the Red Planet. Miles O'Brien lays out the nerve-wracking challenges and goals of the mission.
"NASA rover lands on Mars, resuming search for remnants of life" PBS NewsHour 2/18/2021
SUMMARY: The U.S. is back on the Red Planet after a nearly 300-million-mile journey. NASA celebrated late Thursday afternoon when it landed its latest rover on Mars. The rover is designed to explore new areas of the planet and look for clues for past life there. Miles O'Brien joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the mission.