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Michael Flynn – Synthetic Biological Membrane | NASA Public Lecture | Science Lecture

Welcome to that 2016 NASA Ames summer series To achieve human space exploration envisioned by science fiction authors we must take into consideration life support requirements When searching for habitable planets we look for liquid water Water is key to life as we know it and for human space exploration Today’s presentation entitled synthetic biological […]

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NASA InSight: The Science and Engineering of a Mars Lander

[dramatic orchestral music] – Welcome to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. I’m Veronica McGregor. We’re here for another very exciting event that’s going to take place just five days from now. We are attempting to land another mission on Mars, and this mission is like no other that we’ve sent to the red […]

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Curiosity’s First Five Years of Science on Mars

Mars. August 2012. [ whooshes and pops ] [ rockets firing ] [ cheers ] Five years ago Curiositylanded safely on Mars. Curiosity's assignment: explore a layered mountaininside Gale Crater to learn if ancient Mars wascapable of supporting life. Curiosity has drivenover 10 miles, returned over 200,000 images, drilled 15 rock samples, and even took […]

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