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(CNN) – The rover ‘Curiosity’ will soon begin its search for evidence of past life on Mars.
[3:16] “Question number one is, are we alone?”
He's worked for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California since 1967 and began the expeditions to Mars in 1971 with the orbiter ‘Mariner.’
[3:05] “Of all the places in this Solar System which are possible past habitats for life, Mars is closest to us.”
For Theisinger, the goal of all space exploration work is to move humanity forward.
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