90.7's Space Reporter Brendan Byrne and Emilee Speck from Orlando Sentinel's 'Go For Launch Blog' get us up to speed on what's up in space exploration. And Bob Richards talks about his company 'Moon Express' and plans to explore the moon for valuable resources that will help explore farther destinations in our Solar System.
It’s a busy week for Mars. Earlier this week, scientists announced the findings of liquid water on the red planet. And this weekend, The Martian – a movie chronicling an astronaut marooned on Mars – premiers in theaters. NASA is working on its own mission to Mars, and today, some of that cast from the movie joined those NASA scientist and administrators to talk to students about the real journey to the red planet.