A NASA official known as the “Mars czar” will give a free talk Thursday at UC Santa Cruz. G. Scott Hubbard, who has been working on space missions since 1974, will visit as part of a lecture series sponsored by the UCSC Foundation. His talk, titled “Space Exploration: The Moon and Mars
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While it may be tough to teach an old dog new tricks, NASA scientists and engineers are finding it
Robot makes local stop before Mars trip Santa Cruz Sentinel
NASA scientists are testing a robot named FIDO for a trip to Mars. The six-wheel, 145-pound, solar-powered “K9 rover,” FIDO (Field Integrated Design and Operations), is undergoing research at Graniterock Co.
Community Voices: Life from Mars? Find out at UCSC Santa Cruz Sentinel
Did life come from Mars? And should it go back? At least the first question will be discussed by Australian physicist Paul Davies in a free public lecture at UC Santa Cruz on Tuesday night. Davies will present the lecture as popular science, so that people can follow the findings without specialized science training. The lecture will take place at the UCSC Sigma Xi and Physics Department in Classroom Unit 2 on the campus, at 8 p.m. Tuesday.