Veritasium visited NASA JPL (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) the leading U.S. center for robotic exploration of the solar system and has 19 spacecraft and 10 major instruments carrying out planetary, Earth science, and space-based astronomy missions. Some of the greatest moments in the history of space exploration have taken place at JPL.


NASA’s forthcoming Mars project March 2020 is discussed, by which NASA plans to send another spacecraft to Mars in the search for life on the red planet. Also discussed, how we could get soil samples from Mars back to Earth.

This clip is also part of the coming Netflix science series with Bill Nye, ‘Bill Nye Saves the World’.