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The successful launch of Artemis I marks the first step toward humankind’s return to the moon in half-a-century, and is vital to the yet more ambitious plan of landing a crew on Mars. Join Brian Greene in conversation with NASA’s Associate Administrator Thomas Zurbuchen and MIT professor Dava Newman as they explore the Artemis mission and its promise to lift humanity to the moon and beyond.
This program is part of the Big Ideas series, supported by the John Templeton Foundation.
Brian Greene is a professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University, and is recognized for a number of groundbreaking discoveries in his field of superstring theory. His books, The Elegant Universe, The Fabric of the Cosmos, and The Hidden Reality, have collectively spent 65 weeks on The New York Times bestseller list.Read More
Thomas Zurbuchen is NASA’s Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate. The directorate seeks to understand the origins, evolution, and destiny of the universe and to understand the nature of …Read More
Dava Newman specializes in investigating human performance across the spectrum of gravity. She is an expert in the areas of extravehicular activity, human movement, physics-based modeling, biomechanics, energetics and human-robotic cooperation.Read More