crisscrossing Science Episode 116: MissionS to MarS

In this episode, Mike Crosser (professor of physics at Linfield University) and Chad Tillberg (professor of biology at Linfield University) discuss the three different missions that are on their way to Mars right now: Perseverance (USA), Heavenly Questions (China), and Hope (United Arab Emirates). All three were launched in summer 2020 during the Mars launch window, in which the least amount of energy is required for the long trip to Mars.