Daily Archives: December 1, 2011

Mission to Mars

If you read the October Iowa Alumni Magazine feature about the UI alumnus who heads up NASA’s Planetary Science Division, here’s a follow-up news story. One of the biggest challenges facing James L. Green, 73BA, 76MA, 79PhD, and his team of experts was getting the next Mars Explorer safely to the Red Planet.

This week, Curiosity finally launched on its epic…

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