Nature Live Online: Mission to Mars

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Launched by NASA in July 2020, the Perseverance Rover is due to land on Mars on 18 February where it will begin to search the Martian soil for evidence of ancient microbial life and collect samples to later be returned to Earth.

Join Science Communicator Alastair Hendry in conversation with Keyron Hickman-Lewis, one of only five UK scientists working on the Mars 2020 mission, to discover more about the mission and the potential impact of discovering evidence of life on other planets.

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