Looking for Life on Mars (with Audio Description)

NASA launches its most ambitious search yet for traces of ancient life on Mars.

Looking for Life on Mars (with Audio Description) NOVA

Premiered February 24, 2021
Looking for Life on Mars (with Audio Description)

NASA launches its most ambitious hunt for traces of life on Mars, landing a car-sized rover in a rocky, ancient river delta. The rover will stow samples for possible return to Earth and test technology that may pave the way for human travel to Mars.

This episode contains audio description, which is now a standard feature in more recent NOVA episodes.

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