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News in Review - September 2018 Destination Mars: Mock Survival Missions

Space exploration is preparing to head to Mars. NASA wants to send humans there by the 2030s. For anyone brave enough to sign on, the flight itself could take from six to nine months. To survive would be a challenge for humans as Mars lacks running water and breathable air. In order to prepare for the eventuality, a number of ...
  • 2018
  • 00:13:00
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 09/10/2018

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News in Review - March 2017 Roberta Bondar: Stellar Inspiration

​Twenty five years ago, Roberta Bondar blasted into history as the first Canadian woman in space. A research scientist in neurology, she used her education in the first International Microgravity Laboratory Mission on board Space Shuttle Discovery. Now, a quarter of a century later, she’s still flying high, reaching out to a younger generation to spark their curiosity in all things ...
  • 2017
  • 00:19:37
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 03/23/2017

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The Nature of Things Destination Mars

The rush has begun to put humans on the red planet as soon as possible. Not only is there great interest from industrial titans like Elon Musk of SpaceX and Jeff Bezos of Amazon fame, but there are also specialists lecturing on mining Mars, corporate property rights and space law. There are discussions about “terraforming” Mars — making it a second ...
  • 2016
  • 00:43:45
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/31/2017

Our Vancouver Why Scientists Are Still Buzzing About Mars

Discovery of water on the planet is a big deal.
  • 2015
  • 00:02:18
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 10/07/2015

Our Vancouver Water on Mars: What Does It Mean?

Evidence of salty water on the red planet is another clue in the search for past life on Mars
  • 2015
  • 00:02:34
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 04/30/2015

News in Review - April 2004 Next Floor Mars? The Space Elevator

The excitement generated by the latest missions to Mars has a lot of scientists and space buffs hoping that humans will soon go where only probes and robots have gone before. But not many people will ever get a chance to travel into space until something can be done to replace the rockets we need to get us there. They ...
  • 2004
  • 00:14:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2004

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News in Review - March 2004 Mars Invasion: Exploring the Red Planet

For the past two months three space probes have been beaming back some amazing pictures of Mars, the mysterious red planet that has fascinated humans throughout the ages. The pictures, taken by a European satellite and two NASA rovers, show a bleak and forbidding landscape. We look at the successes and setbacks of these latest missions to Mars, as they ...
  • 2004
  • 00:14:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/2004

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News in Review - April 2002 Mars: Exploring the Red Planet

This special documentary report reflects our fascination with space travel in general, but in particular with the planet Mars. CBC's science specialist Bob McDonald provides in-depth background information on the spacecraft Mars Odyssey, the first mission to Mars since the Mars Polar Lander disappeared more than two years ago. The potential for discovery of new information on this expedition and ...
  • 2002
  • 00:14:34
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 04/15/2002

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