Mission: Interplanetary

Our Mars Fixation

The peculiar story behind our fascination with the Red Planet.


Episode Notes

Why are we so fixated on Mars? Cady and Andrew talk with author and journalist David Baron about the surprising history behind our fascination with the Red Planet. Also, a new (and very musical) Sounds of Space.

This week’s Sounds of Space. NASA/CXC/SAO/K. Arcand, M. Russo & A. Santaguida.


About the Show

Join Astronaut Cady Coleman and scientist/author Andrew Maynard as they explore the unique visions of those working to take us to new worlds.

Mission: Interplanetary looks at the big questions, the challenges to overcome, and the opportunities within reach. We talk to the people imagining, designing, and building the future of humans in space.

Join us for a glimpse into futures that live far beyond the bounds of Earth.

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