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NASA | Exploring the Inner Solar System (Part 6/6)

In the final part of Dr. Garvin's lecture he continues discussion for the future of exploring Mars with the upcoming Mars Science Lab/Curiosity Rover, the concepts for a future Mars sample-return mission, and his dreams of one day sending humans to Mars. (Show Description) Chief Scientist of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Dr. Jim Garvin, takes us on a journey to Mercury, Venus, Earth, the moon, near-Earth objects, and Mars. Why does space matter? Why is exploring the inner solar system so crucial? Where will humans and robots venture to next? In this video lecture, filmed July 14, 2010 in NASA Goddard's HD Science Studio with an audience of summer interns and co-op students, Dr. Garvin discusses NASA's past, present, and future of discovery on our nearest neighbors in the solar system. This video can also be downloaded in full at: To learn more about NASA missions and science, visit our homepage,
Length: 08:24


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