2014 Pickering Lecture: Exploring The Unknown with NASA’s Charles Elachi — full video



Space explorer Dr Charles Elachi, director of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, explains how his team of engineers and scientists develop technology to explore space and find out if other life exists, in some form, at the 2014 IPENZ Pickering Lecture: Exploring The Unknown.
Held in Wellington on March 24, the lecture was also in Christchurch, Hamilton and Auckland where Dr Elachi discussed how his team landed the robotic rover, Curiosity, on Mars in 2012 and plans for future missions and technology to land astronauts on the red planet within the next 20 years.