Planetary Radio: Space Exploration, Astronomy and Science

Why Mars? We’ve Got the Answers

Planetary Radio: Space Exploration, Astronomy and Science

The great adventure awaits! Mat Kaplan hosts an entertaining panel discussion at the 2018 Humans to Mars Summit in Washington DC.  Eight guests provide their diverse and inspiring reasons for humans to visit the Red Planet.  Bruce Betts later joins Mat to explore the Demon Star.  Learn more about this week’s topic and see images here: http://www.planetary.org/multimedia/planetary-radio/show/2018/0516-h2m-why-mars-panel.html
Guests include:
  • Filmmaker Nicholas Agnew, creator of Seat 25
  • Consultant Jeff Bingham, former NASA Associate Administrator for Legislative Affairs
  • Jim Garvin, Chief Scientist, Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Janet Ivey, Emmy award-winning creator of Janet’s Planet
  • “Astronaut Abby” Abigail Harrison
  • Keri Kukral, Raw Science and the Raw Science Film Festival
  • Saralyn Mark, MD, iGiant founder and president
  • Artemis Westenberg, Explore Mars president, director and co-founder


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