NASA Mars Rover Mission: Nuclear Technologies in Space Exploration

NASA Mars Rover Mission: Nuclear Technologies in Space Exploration

On December 8, 2011 the Foundation for Nuclear Studies hosted a luncheon discussion on the recently launched NASA Rover Mission to Mars and highlighted the nuclear technology that is being utilized in space exploration.

Dr. Johnson

Speakers:

Dr. Pamela Conrad
Deputy Principal Investigator, Sample Analysis at Mars
Mars Science Laboratory, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Dr. Stephen Johnson
Director for Space Nuclear Systems and Technologies Division
Idaho National Laboratory

If you have any further questions or want to track the Rover’s progress, please visit these sites:
NASA: http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msl/
Idaho National Laboratory: www.inl.gov/marsrover/

 

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