When Denver actor Scott Takeda needed help playing an astronaut physician in new movie, he didn't have to look very far to find technical support.
The six-part series, produced by filmmaker Ron Howard, tries to get everything right about how humans will settle Mars. Keeping the science real was the job of a professor at the University of Colorado.
Colorado's Role In The Presidential Nominating Process, Simulating A Mars Mission, Moving Helps Students Learn In Denver, And A Film About Colorado's National Parks
A look at how Colorado went from sidelines to center stage in the Republican presidential nominating process. Then, a scientist reports in from the dome where’s he’s living to simulate conditions on Mars. Later, a Denver school gets kids up and moving to enhance their learning. And, the documentary “Heart of the World,” explores Colorado’s national parks.
We check back in with Andrzej Stewart of Denver, who is part of a six-person crew simulating a year long visit to Mars.
There may be water flowing on Mars, NASA says. But according to scientist Jennifer Hanley, it's not worth taking a drink.
The spacecraft, piloted and built in Colorado, is out to discover more about the Martian atmosphere.
If Mars once had rivers of water, where did it all go? NASA’s MAVEN mission aims to find out.