Marks On Mars’ Dunes – Caused By Dry Ice? | Video


Published on Jun 12, 2013

NASA turned an Earth dune into a dry ice ‘slip and slide’ to see how downhill flow features are forming on Mars. In the case of dry ice, the frozen carbon dioxide interacting with the sand, created a CO2 gas pillow for the ice to ride on.

Credit: NASA / JPL-Caltech



NASA Asian American Pacific Islander History Month – Pauline Hwang, Jet Propulsion Laboratory


Published on May 3, 2013

Pauline Hwang, has been working on the Mars Science Laboratory project since 2010 starting at design and development into the operations phase of the mission. She was the Deputy Team Chief for Launch/Cruise/EDL operations for the uplink planning team and is currently working as a Tactical Uplink Lead for surface operations.