Mars 2020 and the Importance of Planetary Protection
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About the Event
The Exploring Space Lecture Series is online!
Speaker: Dr. Moogega "Moo" Cooper, Mars 2020 Planetary Protection Lead Engineer, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory
The Mars 2020 mission and its Perseverance rover are designed to investigate key questions related to the habitability of Mars and will conduct assessments that will help plan for future human exploration of the Red Planet. Dr. Cooper will discuss this mission and how scientists plan to use what we learn for future missions.
The Exploring Space lectures are made possible by the generous support of Aerojet Rocketdyne and United Launch Alliance. Find out more about this program here.