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Mars Drill
06.03.05
 
Links to broadcast quality audio files and transcripts, May 11, 2005 interview with Carol Stoker, research scientist, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, principal investigator for the Mars Drill field test project.

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1. Q: The Mars Drill supports what project?

Stoker: "The project is called MARTE. MARTE is the Spanish word for Mars. It's an acronym that -- for Mars Analog Rio Tinto Experiment. But we picked the acronym kind of, ha, ha, because it was a project that's happening in Spain in collaboration with the Spanish Center for Astrobiology." (23 SECONDS)