Target: The Moons of Mars

As part of humanity's attempt to travel to Mars, what role can the two moons of Mars: Phobos and Deimos play in helping us colonize the Red Planet?

Published by Tony Darnell on 2nd Mar, 2017

How and Why should we explore the moons of Mars?

Senior NASA leadership has often observed that humans are closer to their first mission to Mars than ever before in history. As part of current thinking of human exploration of the Red Planet, a number of scientists and engineers argue that the planet’s moons are exciting goals in their own right.

Join Tony Darnell, Harley Thronson and Alberto Conti as they discuss with Pascal Lee (Mars Institute, SETI Institute, & NASA Ames Research Center) the ‘how’ and ‘why’ of exploring the moons of Mars.

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Hi there, belatedly glad to make it, had extre paid work
Andrew Planet - 2nd Mar, 2017