Fox19: UC contributes to search for life on Mars

Fox19 highlighted work by students their professor at the University of Cincinnati who are helping NASA search for evidence of ancient life on Mars.

UC College of Arts and Sciences associate professor Andy Czaja and doctoral students Andrea Corpolongo and Desirée Baker serve on the NASA science team that is using the Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter to look for evidence of ancient life on Mars.

A view looking over Perseverance's body to its tracks in the Martian dirt.

The Perseverance rover captured its own tracks with its cameras. UC students and their professor serve on the NASA science team deciding daily where to send the rover and what to study on the Martian surface. Photo/NASA-JPL/Caltech

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