Author and award-winning space journalist Leonard David and SpaceNews Senior Staff Writer Jeff Foust talk with the director of NASA’s Mars Exploration Program and the project scientist for the soon-to-launch Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission about the status of the mission, next steps in robotic exploration, and how it leads to sending humans to Mars.
Director – Mars Exploration Program
Project Scientist, Mars 2020 Perseverance rover
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Richard (Rick) Davis, Jr.
Assistant Director for Science and Exploration