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Steven Squyres: The Future of Planetary Exploration

Artist's concept of exploration on Jupiter's moon Europa. Credit: NASA

Artist’s concept of exploration on Jupiter’s moon Europa. Credit: NASA

The University of California presents this talk from 2011 by Steven Squyres who is a professor of astronomy at Cornell University.

He has participated in a number of NASA’s planetary spaceflight missions, including the Voyager mission to Jupiter and Saturn, the Magellan mission to Venus, the Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous mission, and the Mars Exploration Rover Project.

Here he ponders the future of planetary exploration.