On February 18 this year, NASA will broadcast the landing of a robot on another planet for the first time in Spanish: Wanderer Perseverance on Mars. Experts from the Barcelona CCCB will also comment on the event and follow them on YouTube channels (such as the Center for Astrobiology in Madrid).
“Join us on February 18th (Thursday) to experience the culmination of an epic journey: our landing Wanderer perseverance On Mars. #We insist together“.
This is how NASA encouraged another robot to land automatically following its first broadcast in Spanish. The program will provide viewers with a detailed analysis of the missions of the Red Planet and will focus on the role played by NASA’s Hispanic professionals.
connection Will start at 8:30 pm (Spanish peninsula time) on the agency’s website and its Spanish social media accounts: Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.Sign in Wanderer Book on the red planet 21:55 hours.
Persevering engineers will show “we are together” Diana Trujillo. The pre-recorded part will include interviews with Hispanic NASA scientists, engineers and astronauts.Will also work with sesame, Latin American version Sesame Street EE UU o Sesame Street in Spain.
Students from entertainment, journalism and politics and prominent Hispanics will also send support messages. Trujillo will provide real-time translation and commentary from English to Spanish during the entry, descent and landing stages of “Perseverance: sus”.Seven minutes of horror‘On Mars.
Released on July 30, 2020, Wanderer perseverance Will look for signs of life In the past, it would collect samples in Martian soil for future transport to Earth, characterize the geology and climate of Mars, and pave the way for human exploration beyond the moon. It also conducted a technical experiment, the Ingenuity helicopter, which will attempt to make its first power-controlled flight on another planet.
Spanish Maria Jose Viñas, The journalists in charge of NASA’s Spanish-language communication, apart from thanking the initiative received, including the support of singer Juanes, also encouraged people to follow this new landing in a language spoken by nearly 500 million people around the world.
-Maria Jose Venus (@mjvinas) February 12, 2021
The NASA signal and landing process can be tracked in real time through the channels of many media and research centers involved in the mission, including Astrobiology Center (taxi, Is a hybrid center of CSIC and the National Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (INTA), Wanderer: Mida (Mars Environmental Dynamics Analyzer). One of the YouTube channels where you can watch the broadcast will be the CAB channel.
For its part, on the web and YouTube channel of Barcelona Center for Contemporary Culture (CCCB) With the help of experts, we will also report on the arrival of Perseverance on the Red Planet in real time, watch the real-time response of the technicians in the NASA control room, and talk to the researchers who participated in the mission.
Astrophysicist Guillem Anglada from the Estudis Espacials Institute of Catalonia (IEEC) and Mariona Badenas from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Planetary Sciences and professors from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) Ignasi Casanova and the United States The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) participated in the program together.And ESA experience, and Miquel Sureda, Also a space engineer from IEEC and communicators, will host this event.
The contact with experts involved in this mission will be with Colombian planetary geologist and NASA Science Program Director Adriana Ocampo, INTA astrophysicist and science communicator Juan Ángel Vaquerizo, and CAB researcher Jorge Pla. The institution is built with the participation of MEDA.
This replay of CCCB is called “Next stop: Mars“This is part of the activities he organized within the framework of the exhibition.” “Red Mirror” will be unveiled on February 25 to highlight the connection between humans and the red planet.