UT professors helping to lead mission to Mars

 

WATE-TVWATE-TV’s Jill McNeal interviewed Jeffrey Moersch, associate professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, before he headed to California for his Mars Mission. He and Linda Kah, also an associate professor in the department, are an integral part of the NASA team working on the Curiosity rover. Moersch’s job will be looking for hydrogen, one step in determining whether life ever was or ever could sustain itself on Mars.

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