UTD professor joins latest Mars mission Plano Star Courier

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration Associate has selected professor Janok P. Bhattacharya to join a panel of scientists developing a science plan for a proposed mission to Mars in 2013. He was appointed to the Mars Astrobiology Field Lab Mission Definition Science Steering Group co-chaired by Dave Beaty of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Andrew Steele of the Carnegie Institution.