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Space: Mars Exploration / Pathfinder #174680

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 06, 1997
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Pasadena: Ned Potter) The exploration of the planet Mars by the robotic rover Sojourner from the Pathfinder featured; pictures and animation shown of the planet's surface. [NASA's Peter SMITH, project scientist Dr. Matt GOLOMBEK - comment on the rover operation.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(New York: JuJu Chang) The new NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) mentality that focuses on saving and the need for creativity examined; details given of the small size and large capabilities of Pathfinder rover. [Rover operator Brian COOPER, astronomer professor Richard BERENDZEN, Hayden Planetarium Neil deGrasse TYSON, GOLOMBEK - talk about the cost of the operation.] NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) animation shown of the rover.

Chang, JuJu;
Potter, Ned;
Simpson, Carole

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