[amsat-bb] Before Mars--Prequel to Nat Geo's upcoming MARS Event

B J va6bmj at gmail.com
Fri Oct 28 03:03:45 UTC 2016

On 10/27/16, Les Rayburn <les at highnoonfilm.com> wrote:
> Many of you have probably seen the trailers for the upcoming six-part
> series, MARS. Produced by Ron Howard and Brian Glazer, this TV event begins
> airing in November. But Nat Geo has also released a short-film prequel to
> the series, called “Before Mars” in which amateur radio, and conversations
> with astronauts on the ISS plays a major role.
> Good film, and great fun for any ham interested in space communications.


While on the subject of Mars, CBC Radio One's program "Ideas" just
finished a 2-part documentary "Generation Mars".  The podcasts are
located at:


The programs include conversations with experts such as Dr. Robert Zubrin.


Bernhard VA6BMJ @ DO33FL

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