Roving the Red Planet: Current and Future Missions NASA

As NASA prepares to launch two rovers to the red planet next spring, Dr. Firouz Naderi, director of the Solar System Exploration Program Directorate and Mars Exploration Program manager at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, will present a pair of free, public lectures about Mars exploration. The lectures, entitled “The Robotic Exploration of Mars,” will include discussions about the current Mars program, its goals and discoveries and its innovative ideas for future robotic Mars missions. The lectures will be presented Thursday evening, Dec. 12, at JPL, and Friday evening, Dec. 13, at Pasadena City College.