Looking for Life on Mars

Season 48 Episode 2 | 53m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

NASA launches its most ambitious hunt for traces of life on Mars, landing a car-sized rover in a rocky, ancient river delta. The rover will stow samples for possible return to Earth and test technology that may pave the way for human travel to Mars.

Aired: 02/24/21

Expires: 01/08/23

Rating: TV-PG

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Additional funding for "Looking for Life on Mars" is provided by the NOVA Science Trust with support from Margaret and Will Hearst. Major funding for NOVA is provided by the …




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