The Heat: Looking back and ahead into space

The Heat

a year in review: space Space The final frontier. It has always intrigued and captivated us. And in 2017, a number of nations are lining up to explore the stars.

When it comes to space exploration, 2016 was a watershed year on both sides of the Pacific.

But the big push this year: The race to Mars. China and the U.S. both announced missions in 2020.

John Zarrella has more on the fascination with the Red Planet.

 Also with us:

  • Yang Yuguang, professor at the China Aerospace Science & Industry Corporation.
  • Jean-Jacques Tortora, director of the European Space Policy Institute.
  • Thomas Jones, four-time NASA Space Shuttle crew member. Jones actually helped complete the International Space Station.
The Heat: Looking back and ahead into space PT1

The Heat: Looking back and ahead into space PT1

When it comes to space exploration, 2016 was a watershed year on both sides of the Pacific. But the big push this year: The race to Mars. China and the U.S. both announced missions in 2020. John Zarrella has more on the fascination with the Red Planet. Also with us: Yang Yuguang, professor at the China Aerospace Science & Industry Corporation. Jean-Jacques Tortora, director of the European Space Policy Institute. Thomas Jones, four-time NASA Space Shuttle crew member. Jones actually helped complete the International Space Station.
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The Heat: Looking back and ahead into space PT2

The Heat: Looking back and ahead into space PT2

When it comes to space exploration, 2016 was a watershed year on both sides of the Pacific. But the big push this year: The race to Mars. China and the U.S. both announced missions in 2020. Also with us: Yang Yuguang, professor at the China Aerospace Science & Industry Corporation. Jean-Jacques Tortora, director of the European Space Policy Institute. Thomas Jones, four-time NASA Space Shuttle crew member. Jones actually helped complete the International Space Station.
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