Last month we announced some changes to our Patreon goals and rewards. One of the exciting new things we announced was the Red Planet Review, a short new weekly series that will cover the Mars headlines of the week. It’s a fun way for Jake to explore more topical things happening at Mars without filling up the intros of the main episodes with updates.
Going forward, RPR will be available exclusively to our Patrons who contribute $3 or more per month on Patreon. But for the first episode, we’d like to share it with everyone and give them the chance to see what being a Patron is like. So for this one time, you’ll hear it here in the main podcast feed.
So go ahead, check it out and let us know what you think! If you like it, consider joining the dozens of others who help keep this show going by contributing financially.
Headlines for January 5th 2018
- NASA to train astronauts in Mexican Desert (Riviera Maya News)
- Methane on Mars continues to spur questions (Science Magazine)
- ExoMars CaSSIS to get upgrade image compression software (@ExoMars_CaSSIS on Twitter)
- Curiosity exits its holiday plan to continue exploring Vera Rubin Ridge (AGU Blog)
- Opportunity waits for Orbital data at a fork in the road (NASA)
- American Girl releases “Girl of the Year”, 11-year old Chilean Luciana Vega who wants to go to Mars (azcentral)
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