Leicester space scientist describes Mars mission as 'nerve-wracking'

The University of Leicester is involved in a NASA project which is hoping to land a spacecraft on Mars.

Dr John Bridges from the University's Space Research Centre is leading the team that expect to land a space rover on the planet next Monday, and describes it as one of the most important space missions ever,

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Leicester Uni land on Mars

The University of Leicester is involved in a NASA project which has landed a spacecraft on Mars called Curiosity.