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Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover Landing

Watch Perseverance land with us!

Join Jake, co-host Tanya Harrison and special guests to watch the landing live on YouTube!

📅Feb 18th, 2021

7:45 PM ( GMT+0 )

Special Guests

Debarati Das

Debarati Das

McGill University

Twitter: @SpaceWicca

Debarati is a planetary scientist and member of the Curiosity Science Team. Her current research deals with analysis of data from the Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) instrument on the ChemCam suite of the Curiosity Martian rover and study of Martian analogue sites using LIBS.

Dave Buecher

Dave Buecher

Lockheed Martin

Dave is the Mars 2020 Aeroshell Program Manager and works at Lockheed Martin which built the aeroshell and heatshield for the Mars 2020 Rover Perseverance.

Mike Seibert

Mike Seibert

Formerly NASA JPL

Twitter: @MikeSeibert

Mike is an aerospace engineer and expert on planetary surface operations formerly of NASA JPL where he operated the Mars Exploration Rovers Spirit and Opportunity.

Co-Hosts

Tanya Harrison

Tanya Harrison

Professional Martian

Twitter: @TanyaOfMars

Tanya Harrison is the Director of Science Strategy for the federal arm of Planet Labs and a planetary scientist. She's served on a number of Mars missions including the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, the Opportunity Rover, and the Curiosity Rover.

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