Mars: 'yestersol', 'tosol' and 'solmorrow' Jesús Martínez-Frías

Jesús Martínez-Frías. The Spanish scientist, who has participated in the mission of the 'rover' Curiosity, explains his experience working with NASA.

The opportunity to work directly with NASA teams on a mission to Mars is something really unique and exceptional that does not happen many times in the life of a Spanish scientist or engineer. You are taking part in the activities of a rover, the 'Curiosity', which is on the surface of another planet. with a length of 3 meters and a width of 2.8 meters, more than 2 meters high and weighing almost 900 kg, including 80 kg of state-of-the-art miniaturized scientific instruments, including the Spanish environmental station REMS ( 'Rover Environmental Monitoring Station'). The fact of feeling part of what is happening, that your scientific opinions are listened to and considered and that you find yourself, side by side, debating and interpreting with "the greats" of the Martian planetology is something that you have to know how to value in your joust. measure.



Fuente: El MUNDO


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