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Searching for signs of life on another planet, choosing which rocks to bring back to Earth: and all from the comfort of home?
That's life right now for Dr. Melissa Rice, who is a member of all three Mars rover science teams and a geology professor at Western Washington University.
After the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover successfully touched down on February 18th, Dr. Rice calls in to chat with Dave Ross about what it means to be on "Mars Time," which sounds much worse than jetlag, and how this mission could help humans visit the Red Planet in the not-too-distant future.
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