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#258 - Humanos a beira de se tornar uma espécie interplanetária

Na ausência, ao que tudo indica, de raças superiores habitando o Planeta Vermelho, os marcianos seremos nós mesmos. O National Press Club sediou nesta terça-feira (13/11) em Washington uma conferência de impressa com quatro apresentadores diretamente envolvidos em uma missão para Marte, a partir de uma nova visão da humanidade como visitante e então residente do planeta vermelho.

crédito: SpaceX

Doug Messier (Parabolicarc):
Presenters will include: Astronaut Tom Jones, a former B-52 U.S. Air Force, space resource researcher, NASA space shuttle mission specialist and payload commander for four space shuttle flights, who has logged over 52 days (1,272 hours) in space, including 3 space walks totaling over 19 hours.
James Garvin, chief scientist of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, who also served as chief scientist for Mars exploration from 2000 until 2004 and spearheaded the development of the scientific strategy that led NASA to select such missions as the Mars Exploration Rovers, the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, the Phoenix polar lander, and the Mars Science Laboratory.
Richard Davis, assistant director for science and exploration, and executive secretary of the International Mars Exploration Working Group – Planetary Science Division Science Mission Directorate for NASA, who co-leads a science mission directorate study to begin the process of identifying potential human landing sites on Mars.
Finally, adding background about the human side of being an interplanetary species for the humans likely to be the first residents of Mars will be Janet Ivey, creator of a children’s science series, Janet’s Planet, and a member of the Board of Governors for the National Space Society.



São Paulo 13 de novembro de 2018