Texas Week November 23, 2012 | San Antonio’s Mission to Mars
How San Antonio scientists are working to protect future visitors to Mars. Details
Program: Texas Week
Episode: November 23, 2012 | San Antonio’s Mission to Mars
The Mars Science Laboratory Project carried a land rover with it to the surface of the planet. On board the rover is a radiation detector designed by scientists at the Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio. Their job is to protect humans visiting Mars in the future. The detector will begin analyzing solar flares and galactic rays to find out how much cancer risk there is for future visitors
Premiere Date: 11/23/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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