NASA Begins Clean Up of ‘Mars Mess’

NASA is bracing itself for the release Tuesday, March 28 of an in-depth review of the space agency’s troubled Mars exploration program. The report, according to NASA insiders as well as industry officials, paints a bleak picture of program mismanagement, lack of proper technical oversight of government and industry teams and inadequate testing of spacecraft hardware that led to last year’s failure of multiple Mars probes.