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"Nova ScienceNow" Can We Make It to Mars? (2011)

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Writers:
Sarah Holt (2 segments)
Joshua Seftel (2 segments)
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Original Air Date:
19 January 2011 (Season 5, Episode 1)
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Plot:
Nova ScienceNow looks at possible solutions to some of the problems and dangers facing a trip to Mars. It looks at space dangers, space suits, space food, plasma rockets, and profiles Mars rover specialist Vandi Verma. | Add synopsis »

Cast

 (Episode Cast)
Clayton Anderson ... Himself - NASA Astronaut
Edgar Bering ... Himself - Astrophysicist, University of Houston
John Callas ... Himself - Mars Rover Project Manager
Franklin Chang-Diaz ... Himself - Astrophysicist, Ad Astra Rocket Co.
Sigrid Close ... Herself - Stanford University
Michael Foale ... Himself - NASA Astronaut
Sabrina Gilmore ... Herself - NASA Space Suit Instructor
Donald Henderson ... Himself - White Sands Test Facility
Smith Johnston ... Himself - NASA Flight Surgeon
Janna Kaplan ... Herself - Brandeis University
Vickie Kloeris ... Herself - NASA Food Scientist
James Lackner ... Himself - Brandeis University
Jerry Linenger ... Himself - NASA Astronaut, 1992-1998
Michael J. Massimino ... Himself - NASA Astronaut
Dava Newman ... Herself - MIT
Michele Perchonok ... Herself - NASA Food Scientist
Andrew S.W. Thomas ... Himself - NASA Astronaut (as Andrew Thomas)
Paul Tompkins ... Himself - Space Robotics Engineer

Neil deGrasse Tyson ... Himself - Host
Vandi Verma ... Herself - Mars Rover Driver
Jacob Ward ... Himself
Jake Ward ... Himself - Correspondent
Peggy Whitson ... Herself - NASA Astronaut
Sunita Williams ... Herself - NASA Astronaut

Episode Crew
Directed by
Vandi Verma 
Sarah Holt (segment "Space Dangers") (segment "Space Food")
Joshua Seftel (segment "Plasma Rockets") (segment "Profile: Vandi Verma")
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Sarah Holt  segment "Space Dangers"
Sarah Holt  segment "Space Food"
Joshua Seftel  segment "Plasma Rockets"
Joshua Seftel  segment "Profile: Vandi Verma"
Jesse Sweet  segment "Plasma Rockets" (uncredited)
Jesse Sweet  segment "Vandi Verma" (uncredited)
Pamela Mason Wagner  segment "Space Suits"

Produced by
Paula Apsell .... senior executive producer
Laurie Cahalane .... coordinating producer
Patrick Carey .... associate producer
Julie Crawford .... associate producer
Samuel Fine .... executive producer
Sarah Holt .... producer (segment "Space Dangers") (segment "Space Food")
Joey David Jovanovich .... supervising producer
Fran Laks .... associate producer
Megan Lardner .... associate producer
Vincent Liota .... producer
Tobey List .... associate producer
Lisa Mirowitz .... senior producer
Pamela Rosenstein .... development producer
Joshua Seftel .... producer (segment "Plasma Rockets") (segment "Profile: Vandi Verma")
Howard B. Swartz .... executive producer
Jesse Sweet .... producer (segment "Plasma Rockets") (segment "Profile: Vandi Verma")
Stephen Sweigart .... supervising producer
Pamela Mason Wagner .... producer (segment "Space Suits")
Thomas Wagner .... co-producer
Melanie Wallace .... senior series producer
 
Original Music by
Rob Morsberger 
 
Film Editing by
Sarah Holt (segment "Space Dangers") (segment "Space Food")
Oliver Lief (segment "Plasma Rockets")
Anthony Ripoli (segment "Profile: Vandi Verma")
James Taylor (segment "Space Suits")
 
Production Management
Nathan Gunner .... post-production manager
Jonathan Loewald .... production manager
Regina O'Toole .... post-production supervisor
 
Art Department
Spencer Anderson .... prop maker
Brian Edgerton .... graphic designer
 
Sound Department
John Cameron .... sound recordist
Bill Cavanaugh .... sound mixer
Richard Harris .... sound recordist
Tim Korn .... sound recordist
Caleb Mose .... sound recordist
John Osborne .... sound
Bill Williams .... sound recordist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Steve Baum .... camera operator
Bob Hanna .... camera operator
Terrence Hayes .... camera operator
Nicholas Lindner .... assistant camera
Stephen McCarthy .... camera operator
 
Animation Department
Steve Benjamin .... animator
Rob Chapman .... animator
Yunsik Noh .... animator
Yunsik Noh .... compositor
 
Editorial Department
Patrick Carey .... post-production assistant
David Chmura .... colorist
David Chmura .... senior editor
Julia Cort .... edit producer
Darcy Forlenza .... post-production assistant
Spencer Gentry .... post-production on-line editor
Rebecca Nieto .... post-production editor
Neil deGrasse Tyson .... executive editor
 
Music Department
Ray Loring .... music theme
John Luker .... music theme
Rob Morsberger .... music theme
Walter Werzowa .... music theme
 
Other crew
Kate Becker .... researcher
Linda Callahan .... production coordinator
Eileen Campion .... publicist
Linzy Emery .... compliance manager
Sarah Erlandson .... paralegal
Janice Flood .... talent relations
Ivan Hadingham .... senior science editor
Marc Helou .... production assistant
Ethan Herberman .... consultant
Scott Kardel .... talent relations
Sharon Kay .... senior researcher
Anthony Kraus .... consultant
Karen Laverty .... publicist
Jonathan Loewald .... business manager
Victoria Louie .... publicist
Ari Manin .... production assistant
Lisa Mirowitz .... project director
Alex Nutu .... production assistant
Alan Ritsko .... managing director
Susan Rosen .... legal counsel
Steve Sears .... marketing
Kristen Sommerhalter .... administrator
Elizabeth Stachow .... personal assistant
 
Thanks
Sally Chapman .... special thanks
Caroline Chouinard .... special thanks
Eric Christianson .... special thanks
John Clark .... special thanks
C. Patrick Dunne .... special thanks (as Dr. C. Patrick Dunne)
Kathy Evangelos .... special thanks
Gayle Frere .... special thanks
James Joseph .... special thanks
Michele Judd .... special thanks
Dava Newman .... special thanks
Mark Petrovich .... special thanks
Bernard Rabin .... special thanks
Barbara Shukitt-Hale .... special thanks
Marcelo E. Vazquez .... special thanks
 

Series Crew
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Produced by
Mary Robertson .... producer (episode # 5)
 
Cinematography by
Robert Hanna 
 
Film Editing by
Mike Sheehan 
 
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