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NASA To Make Another ‘Huge Announcement’ About Mars – LIVE STREAM

NASA set to make another big announcement about the atmosphere on Mars

NASA are going to make another “huge announcement” on Thursday 5th November, 2015, about “key science findings” regarding the atmosphere on Mars.

The data comes from the MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution) spacecraft, which is currently in orbit around Mars.

The announcement will be broadcast at 2 p.m. EST (7 p.m. GMT) on Thursday at the James Webb Auditorium at NASA HQ in Washington, D.C.

The event will be streamed live on NASA TV, which you can watch on the video player below (please bookmark this page).

Iflscience.com reports:

Taking part in the news conference are Michael Meyer, lead scientist for the Mars Exploration Program at NASA; Bruce Jakosky, MAVEN principal investigator, from the University of Colorado; Jasper Halekas, MAVEN Solar Wind Ion Analyzer instrument lead, from the University of Iowa; MAVEN science team member Yaxue Dong; and MAVEN co-investigator Dave Brain.

If you want to get involved during the event, you can tweet questions to be answered via #AskNASA.

The MAVEN spacecraft was launched on November 18, 2013 and entered orbit around Mars on September 22, 2014. Its goal has been to study how the planet has lost the majority of its atmosphere over the last few billion years. This announcement heralds the first major findings from the spacecraft.

So, what has it discovered? You’ll have to wait and see.

  • lilbear68

    skeptical of nasa on all announcements, will this just be another ‘bait and switch’ and give us the standard answer ‘this makes more questions than it answers?’
    poor nasa, out of favor, out of money, too pedantic to really stretch for new innovative views and infested with 2nd stringers. just rehashing old tech and tweaking new tech. never daring to step out of the box.

  • Kaizee Mckenley

    WATCH LIVESTREAM: HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT MARS ==>> http://goo.gl/NbUUF2

    WATCH LIVESTREAM: HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT MARS ==>> http://goo.gl/NbUUF2