31 Jul 2020

NASA ready to launch new rover to Mars

From Morning Report, 8:37 am on 31 July 2020

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It's a question that has intrigued humanity for centuries.

NASA has launched a new rover to the red planet to take a step towards answering that question. Scientists believe that ancient Mars was once like Earth - with a thick atmosphere, a warmer climate and with oceans and lakes - essentially a good place to get life started.

Corin Dann speaks to NASA Deputy Administrator Jim Morhard.