1. Curious About Life: Interview With Michael Meyer

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    Dr. Michael Meyer, lead scientist for the Mars Exploration program at NASA Headquarters, during a briefing at NASA Headquarters in Washington, Friday, July 27, 2012.

    The Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Curiosity rover has 10 science instruments, and each will be used in the coming weeks and months to help characterize the environment of Mars and determine if the planet ever had the potential for life. While some scientists are involved in working directly with the instruments, NASA’s Michael Meyer serves as the program scientist for the entire mission. In this interview, he discusses how he became involved in science at NASA and his role in the MSL mission.

    Source: [astrobio.net]