On this episode of REACH , Brian and Meredith learn more about the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover from a very special guest, we have an activity that will make you want to suit up, and we get a visit from the sixth planet from the sun.
Hosts: Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien
Written by: Sandy Marshall with Nate DuFort, Meredith Stepien and Brian Holden.
Co-Created, Produced by: Nate DuFort and Sandy Marshall
Edited by: Nate DuFort
Music composed by: Jesse Case
Logo by: Steven Lyons
Special thanks to Christina Hernandez, Mars 2020 PIXL Instrument Engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Follow Christina online Christina Hernandez, Mars 2020 PIXL Instrument Engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Follow Christina online @estrellasycafe
Saturn was voiced by the great Gary Jones, who you may know from his recurring role as Walter Harriman on Stargate SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis. Follow Gary online at @TheGaryJones
And thanks as well to Daniel Bateman, Public Programs Manager at Exploration Place for this week’s at-home activity. To learn more about Exploration Place, visit www.wxploration.org
And special thanks this week to our REACH learning community: Olivia, Brady, Jaguar, Clara, Carter, Mirabel and all of our friends from the Cool Facts About Animals, Book Power for Kids, and Curious Kid podcasts. Find links to all of these great shows in our show notes.
Skywatching tips for August:
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