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To MARS with MER - GET INVOLVED! Broadcasts

Six hour-long programs are being broadcast as part of "To MARS with MER." The first, COUNTDOWN TO MARS (from Chicago, IL), aired live and interactive on May 1, 2003, SpaceDay, at 13:00 Eastern over participating PBS stations and NASA-TV. The second program, FIRST LOOK (from Houston, TX), designed for science centers and planetarium usage as well as for general public television audiences, aired on Saturday, January 17, 2004 and the third, NEW VIEWS (from St. Louis, MO), was distributed live via satellite on Saturday, May 1, 2004. Three prime time broadcasts, for general audiences, are also part of TMwM. The first, BOUNCING TO MARS, debuted on August 27, 2003, and has been subsequently aired or re-run by many PBS stations and NASA TV. WHAT WENT RIGHT and FOLLOWING THE WATER will be available to coincide with the conclusion of the Mars Exploration Rovers' extended mission, September 30, 2005, and the one-year anniversary of the successful landings, in January 2005.

Click on the navigation panel on the left to find out more about where and when to watch, how to send e-mail questions during the broadcasts, and how to use the web to dig deeper into the latest about Mars and the Mars Exploration Rovers mission!

Daytime Broadcasts

Saturday, May 1, 2004
15:00-16:00 Eastern
Live from St. Louis Science Center

Past Daytime Broadcasts

Thursday, May 1, 2003

Saturday, January 17, 2004

Prime Time Broadcasts

Currently airing on NASA TV

WHAT WENT RIGHT Spirit and Opportunity on Mars
Suggested air date: Winter-Spring 2005 (check local listings.)

Suggested air date: Winter-Spring 2005 (check local listings.)