Why we need to go back to Mars

(Video) planetary scientist Joel Levine shows some intriguing -- and puzzling -- new discoveries about Mars: craters full of ice, traces of ancient oceans, and compelling hints at the presence, sometime in the past, of life. He makes the case for going back to Mars to find out more. Full Story »

Posted by Kaizar Campwala - via andrew ritz (t), Jeppe Kabell (f), andrew ritz (f), Joey Baker (f), Jason Samfield (f), Jon Mitchell (f)
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Posted by: Posted by Kaizar Campwala - Mar 25, 2010 - 8:20 AM PDT
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Jon Mitchell
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by Jon Mitchell - Mar. 25, 2010

Well, that was awesome and well-thought-out, but I wish he made the case to Earthlings better. He alludes to this as a "national security" imperative, but he doesn't elaborate. It's a tough time for space programs, and NASA and other space agencies need to make very convincing political and economic arguments if they want to get the funds they need.

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Kaizar Campwala
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