Scientists from the Space Sciences Department at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science take you "behind the stories" using the best images and animation available to help understand the latest developments.
July 2013 - All mission news, all the time! Dr. Steve Lee brings us up to date on latest Mars news- status of the Mars rovers, Opportunity and Curiosity, the upcoming launch of the Mars Atmospheric and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) mission, and the future of Mars exploration with the Mars 2020 rover.
Next, Steve will talk about the recent aborted ISS spacewalk due to water leaking into astronaut Luca Parmitano's spacesuit and the resulting NASA investigation.
He'll also cover the results of the Orion spacecraft's parachute drop test, the latest developments from SpaceX, and the recent Russian Proton rocket explosion. Links related to Steve's stories: Opportunity Update Curiosity Update MAVEN Update Mars 2020 Mission Plans Earth Viewed from Mercury and Saturn Water Leak Terminates Spacewalk on ISS Orion Parachute Test SpaceX Tests Grasshopper Shuttle Atlantis Display Opens at KSC
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