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NASA MARS SAMPLE RETURN BRIEFING, July 28, 2020, 2:00 pm ET

(NASA TV)

In connection with the upcoming launch of NASA’s Mars Perseverance mission, NASA will hold a briefing on July 28, 2020 at 2:00 pm ET on Mars Sample Return.  Mars Perseverance will collect samples for later return to Earth by other spacecraft.

The briefing will air on NASA TV.

Participants are:

  • Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator, NASA’s Science Mission Directorate
  • David Parker, director of human and robotic exploration, ESA (European Space Agency)
  • Jeff Gramling, NASA Mars Sample Return Program director
  • Julie Townsend, sampling and caching operations lead, JPL
  • Chris Herd, returned sample science participating scientist, University of Alberta
  • Lisa Pratt, NASA planetary protection officer

JPL has a full list of all the briefings planned prior to the launch.

Details

Date:
July 28
Time:
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm