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LeVar Burton shares MAVEN’s story in a new NASA PSA

15 Nov 2013, 02:42 UTC
LeVar Burton shares MAVEN’s story in a new NASA PSA
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fyi: –Ben LeVar Burton shares MAVEN’s story in a new NASA PSA As NASA prepares for next week’s launch of the agency’s next Mars-bound spacecraft, the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN), actor LeVar Burton shares the excitement of the mission in a new NASA public service announcement (PSA).The video, containing newly edited NASA’s animations, [...]

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LeVar Burton shares MAVEN’s story in a new NASA PSA
As NASA prepares for next week’s launch of the agency’s next Mars-bound spacecraft, the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN), actor LeVar Burton shares the excitement of the mission in a new NASA public service announcement (PSA).The video, containing newly edited NASA’s animations, will be used at events around the country and shared on the web and social media. The goal is to educate the public about MAVEN and NASA’s efforts to better understand the Red Planet and the history of climate change there.
Burton has been a lifelong advocate of education through his many STEM initiatives and participation in educational programming. He is also known worldwide as Geordi LeForge, chief engineer of the Starship Enterprise on ”Star Trek: The Next Generation,” as Kunta Kinte in the breakthrough mini-series “Roots” and beloved ...

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