December 21, 2017 Zimmerman/Batchelor podcast

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One comment

  • Localfluff

    Both “New Frontiers” missions are actually revisits of places previously landed upon. The Titan aircraft would be fantastic. That they’ve decided to add a little helicopter to the Mars 2020 rover is already great. Aircraft in atmospheres and suborbital rocket hoppers on airless bodies is happening next in space exploration. NASA does step up to the coolest space mission design challenge posed by Philae and Hayabusa 2 to land in 2020.

    When speculating about alien life, we can only assume that the most basic things with life are the same, everything else will be different:

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