The Gee and Ursula Show

Astronaut Ron Garan on the successful landing of Perseverance on Mars

Originally aired: Friday, February 19, 2021
Category: News
If life is found on Mars, what are the implications for our understanding of our place in the universe? And what does traveling beyond our planet teach us about our shared humanity? This conversation is a can't miss!  Ron Garan is a retired astronaut who spent 178 days in space, traveling over 71 million miles orbiting our planet. He completed 27 hours of extravehicular activity during four spacewalks and flew on both the US Space Shuttle and Russian Soyuz spacecraft.      Check out Ron's new book, "Floating in Darkness," and The Orbital Perspective Podcast! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.