Mars Attacks of the Show

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July 20 2012 6:30 AM

Mars Attacks of the Show

On Tuesday, July 17, I was a guest (via Skype) on G4TV's "Attack of the Show". I talked with host Mo Mandel about astronaut food, and the ridiculously complex and knuckle-biting way the Mars Science Laboratory - aka Curiosity - will land on the Red Planet on August 5 (you may need to refresh the page to see the video):

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[The audio quality was a bit dicey due to my headset, but hopefully next time (assuming there is one) we'll be able to use something better.]

This was fun! I like doing somewhat more irreverent interviews sometimes. And that video we talked about - Seven Minutes of Terror - really is amazing and worth watching.


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