The John Batchelor Hotel Mars Show, Wednesday, 3-20-13 March 20, 2013Posted by The Space Show in Uncategorized.
Tags: : John Batchelor, Curiosity computer problems, Curiosity drilling., Dr. Ralph Milliken, John Batchelor Hotel Mars, Mars Curiosity., Mars Solar Conjunction, Martian habitable environment, Martian soil, organic compounds, water on Mars
The John Batchelor Hotel Mars Show, Wednesday, 3-20-13
Guests: John Batchelor, Dr. Ralph Milliken, Dr. David Livingston: Mars Curiosity drilling, building blocks for life, Mars organics. You are invited to comment, ask questions, and discuss the Space Show program/guest(s) on the Space Show blog, https://thespaceshow.wordpress.com. Comments, questions, and any discussion must be relevant and applicable to Space Show programming. Written Transcripts of Space Show programs are not permitted without prior written consent from The Space Show (even if for personal use) & are a violation of the Space Show copyright. We do not permit the commercial use of any Space Show program or part thereof, nor do we permit Space Show programs to be edited, placed on YouTube, or other private channels & websites. Space Show programs can be quoted in news articles, papers, academic & research work but must be cited or referenced in the proper citation format. Contact Dr. Livingston for questions about our copyright and trademark policies which we do enforce. This program is archived on The Space Show website, podcasting, and blog sites with permission from John Batchelor. Please visit the John Batchelor Show website for more information about this fine program, www.johnbatchelorshow.com.
During our 11 minute plus discussion with Dr. Ralph Milliken, we talked about Curiosity and its drilling, the spat of computer problems it has been experiencing, possibly from cosmic rays, and the finding of possible building blocks of life in the drilling samples. We talked about benign water, carbon and others elements present in the soil and the strong possibility of there having been a habitable environment on Mars.
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