This blog provides resources to support our public shows for November, 2015 — "NASA's Real Martians". The bestselling book and blockbuster movie “The Martian” depicts a fictional human mission to Mars. How realistic is this? In this program, we explored the science of the movie and how NASA is planning a real journey to Mars.
- NASA's Real Martians: great web site to explore how NASA is working toward putting humans on Mars!
- Mars Trek: online application that allows you to view imagery and perform analysis on data from the planet Mars — including being able to follow Mark Watney's fictional route!
- Nine Real NASA Technologies in "The Martian"
- Mars 2020 Rover: press release which contains a good overview of the next rover for NASA.
- YouTube videos in the Real Martians Moments Series: (parental caution regarding some of the inappropriate comments you may see on any YouTube video discussion below the video)
- The Science of The Martian: From Fiction to Reality: great blog article about the science of The Martian.