ARES Principal Investigator, Dr. Joel S. Levine, discusses the ARES Mars Mission at TEDxNASA event on November 20, 2009. Click Here to view his presentation.
The ARES Team is actively working toward being selected as the NASA's next Mars Scout Mission, enabling it to fly its high-value science payload on the first aircraft to soar over another planet.
Mars Scout Missions are designed to be innovative, science-focused, Principal Investigator-led missions that can accomplish high priority science investigations and address recent discoveries. Mars Scout Missions are competitively selected by the Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters.