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NASA SOFTWARE CHIEF DETAILS MARS 'CURIOSITY' MISSION
BEN CICHY is Chief Software Engineer of the NASA/JPL Curiosity' Mars rover, responsible for designing, maintaining and updating the digital intelligence and communications of the Mars Science Lab. He discusses upcoming operations, the unique landing concept, radiothermal power issues, and the global significance of the interplanetary mission;
Max Werner - "Cosmic Winter (We'll Make It to Mars)"; and
U.S. MILITARY BUDGET REACHES STRATOSPHERIC HEIGHTS
JO COMERFORD, Executive Director of the National Priorities Project [ nationalpriorities.org ] discusses the military and industrial scramble to prevent legislatively mandated reductions in the growth of Pentagon spending, procurement, and military base expansions;
Bob Marley - "War"; and
WATER RESOURCES AND NATIONAL ENERGY POLICY
ANDY BEAUCHAMP of Food and Water Watch [ foodandwaterwatch.org ] discusses a new federal initiative to preserve domestic water resources, and the state of the anti-fracking movement following the recent national rally and DC lobbying campaign; and
Marty Robbins - "Cool Clear Water".
Anchor: Robert Knight
Producer: Thiago Barrozo
Engineer: Michael G. Haskins