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Astronomy Cast

Wizzard Media

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

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Natural Sciences 11
Science & Medicine 32

Astronomy Cast brings you a weekly fact-based journey through the cosmos.

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Ep. 92: Missions to Mars, Part 1

June 9th, 2008

Episode 95 of 464 episodes

With last month's safe arrival of the Phoenix Mars Lander, Mars enthusiasts breathed a collective sigh of relief… phew. Now it's time to search for evidence of organic molecules in the ice at Mars' north pole. But this is just the latest in a long series of missions sent to the Red Planet. Let's have a history lesson, and look back at the missions sent to Mars, successful and unsuccessful.

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