The Curious Life of a Mars Rover | Nat Geo Live

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Having helped design the Mars rovers Spirit, Opportunity, and Curiosity, NASA engineer Kobie Boykins reveals what these robots are telling us about the existence of life on the red planet.
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  1. King Leonidas
    King Leonidas
    12 minuten geleden

    We are not looking for life on Mars....we are looking to make life on Mars!

  2. Omar Muthana
    Omar Muthana
    20 uur geleden

    Amazing thanks for sharing

  3. alex kwofie
    alex kwofie
    23 uur geleden

    This guy is a good teacher. He explains vividly what happens and their intentions of doing certain things up there. Bravo

  4. Christopher St. John
    Christopher St. John
    Dag geleden

    Sooooo fake! Nothing but CGI. This guy is awesome paid actor/spokesperson.

  5. Gabriel M Collazo
    Gabriel M Collazo
    Dag geleden

    Let us concentrate on EARTH and not trash space too!

  6. trevor sweeney
    trevor sweeney
    Dag geleden


    2 dagen geleden


  8. 666blitzz
    3 dagen geleden

    I wish he was barefoot on that rug. Make it a thing, NASA.

  9. Irz Al'auvi
    Irz Al'auvi
    4 dagen geleden

    The Movie cool

  10. Ram Kumar
    Ram Kumar
    5 dagen geleden

    The same video should be dubbed in HINDI also

  11. Denis Ross
    Denis Ross
    6 dagen geleden

    Козёл лысый

  12. Kevin Craftonga
    Kevin Craftonga
    6 dagen geleden

    Hope we won't destroy earth before being able to establish a base there.

  13. geo wallace
    geo wallace
    6 dagen geleden

    you're not talking to children son. calm down and talk properly.

  14. сергей михайлов
    сергей михайлов
    7 dagen geleden

    про лысого ролик....

    8 dagen geleden

    all very impressive except for the waste we are already leaving behind on a whole new planet

  16. emmanuel e. george
    emmanuel e. george
    8 dagen geleden

    If we eventually find aliens out there, I perceive they could be less intelligent than us.

  17. 20thCenturyBoy
    8 dagen geleden

    Thanks for this video!

  18. azam munir
    azam munir
    8 dagen geleden

    Those billions dollars, spent searching for life outside earth.... The same amount can make EARTH green again

  19. Imam Mahdi
    Imam Mahdi
    8 dagen geleden


  20. margaret-rose donnelly
    margaret-rose donnelly
    8 dagen geleden


  21. Greg Johnson
    Greg Johnson
    9 dagen geleden

    The last 30secs of his presentation kinda got me emotional.🥲

  22. Desert Wanderer
    Desert Wanderer
    9 dagen geleden

    There’s a reason why pretty much all of this is an animation. It’s because it’s all BS. EARTH IS FIXED AND FLAT. this is all a big hoax to steal your tax dollars and your minds

  23. Khims Muklom777
    Khims Muklom777
    9 dagen geleden

    Is there any Living thing on Mars!????

  24. Felipe Arevalo
    Felipe Arevalo
    9 dagen geleden

    What a waste of time and money, earth is so beautiful, we are looking for something magnificent somewhere else when we have everything here.

  25. J B
    J B
    10 dagen geleden

    Is this real? Everything looks like CGI?

    1. PB
      10 dagen geleden

      It's 100% real

  26. Brandon Wiley
    Brandon Wiley
    11 dagen geleden

    How does metal become ecosystem for fish

  27. Justin Law
    Justin Law
    11 dagen geleden

    Ecosystem for fish, aka. polluted the ocean

  28. Vinayak Gupta
    Vinayak Gupta
    12 dagen geleden

    This guy is really genius

  29. Anthony Carter
    Anthony Carter
    12 dagen geleden

    Thought Mar was red coloured

  30. Sam Zam
    Sam Zam
    13 dagen geleden

    What if there is different type of minerals in mars that can give our technology a boost?

  31. Ricx Radke
    Ricx Radke
    15 dagen geleden

    maniwala dto tanga. walang makakalabas sa earth mga bugok

  32. yuri the tibetan terrier
    yuri the tibetan terrier
    15 dagen geleden

    17:10 ayo optimus

  33. Kleiver Prado
    Kleiver Prado
    15 dagen geleden

    What an amazing explanation!!

  34. Rajinder Singh
    Rajinder Singh
    15 dagen geleden

    Amazing 🤩

  35. Tony Smith
    Tony Smith
    15 dagen geleden

    CGI it's all lies!

  36. Patrick Smith
    Patrick Smith
    16 dagen geleden

    16.48 my phone brought me here on its own accord so I thought I would listen into what it was about without looking at the screen my uncocious thought was this sounds like a mind wash of verbal coded talk or sort of suggested words of negativity planted in the mind, I don't know for sure but thing is I always listen to the gut reaction, your eyes decieve you came up first my unthinking mind said so without looking at the guy doing the talk I was presented with that up above . Felt compelled to share with you , because if I perceived that surely definitely more will too unless no one else in the world hears it than I guess I think too deeply 🤣🤣🤣☺️☺️☺️😜 l 16.48 was the time on talk where I was placed

  37. Kelley Mason
    Kelley Mason
    16 dagen geleden

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  38. johnny lewis
    johnny lewis
    17 dagen geleden

    i want to live on mars to get a way from the rat race here nice and peace full think about that thank you nice video well done

  39. I don't want To add my name
    I don't want To add my name
    17 dagen geleden

    Anybody ever thought what would happen if they dropped a water baloon on mars?

  40. Jeremia-E. Pindra
    Jeremia-E. Pindra
    18 dagen geleden

    Why is it not in color ?

  41. Jesus Flores
    Jesus Flores
    18 dagen geleden

    Where is the technology?

  42. Brad Condon
    Brad Condon
    19 dagen geleden

    Haha space comedy💩😂

  43. Tate Oh
    Tate Oh
    19 dagen geleden

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  44. Jay Moore
    Jay Moore
    19 dagen geleden

    This guy is the greatest kind of speaker in the world. First, he has highly interesting material, 2nd, he entertains - we laugh and "oooo" and "ahhh", 3rdly, his rapid fire voice is very clear and doesn't leave you wondering what he just said. This is my opinion, and I do feel somewhat qualified, having been trained by incredible teachers.....preparing me to teach and do corporate presentations throughout my career. He is a master-speaker in my book!

    20 dagen geleden

    Rip curiosity

  46. Justine Leuterio
    Justine Leuterio
    20 dagen geleden

    The Rock is always mentioned

  47. مواهب
    21 dag geleden

    Is this old or in 2021 ??!!!!!! I'm so confused... is somebody know?!!!

  48. Slum City Marv
    Slum City Marv
    21 dag geleden

    I really enjoyed this video however, I’m not trying to go to Mars you all have fun though.

  49. Danny G
    Danny G
    22 dagen geleden

    Rife with deception! Rock at 9:37 isn't a small rock. Image was taken from space and that's a large area shown with the rover photoshopped in as well as lots of airbrushing. Don't believe me? Get a magnifying glass and look closely. I can see several structures. Look at the brown shaded area at about 11 o'clock. Air brushed over a structure which is not naturally occurring. Every image I've seen of mars shows evidence of a past civilization. Do you honestly think that we have sent rover after rover and probe after probe to Mars to study the rocks and sand? The same is true of our moon. Take a thorough up close look and catch a glimpse of what is really there or you can continue to enjoy the "rocks" they paint up and parade in front of you.

  50. Chris Papageorgiou
    Chris Papageorgiou
    23 dagen geleden

    Cool stuff

  51. Arif Setia
    Arif Setia
    23 dagen geleden

    Rumah nya master ERPAN1140

  52. Kenneth see
    Kenneth see
    23 dagen geleden

    Just like the moon landing was fabricated to save face to be first in the space race to capture americas ambition to have controlof all countriesbition to be the worlds controler of the world

  53. Kenneth see
    Kenneth see
    23 dagen geleden

    I personally believe mars rover program is fake just a psuedo project to draw trillions ofdollars out of the space program funds

  54. Pietro Stagi
    Pietro Stagi
    24 dagen geleden

    It is fantastic presentation of the human possibility to explore space.

  55. WHOISJAYE TheProducer
    WHOISJAYE TheProducer
    24 dagen geleden

    He already said at the begining its an ANIMATION... this is the same images theyve use to tell you it was real... yet they still cant fly to the moon

  56. Alfred Lugo
    Alfred Lugo
    26 dagen geleden

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  57. Ray Richards
    Ray Richards
    27 dagen geleden

    This guy is a great narrator.

  58. Aditya Sharma
    Aditya Sharma
    28 dagen geleden

    Feeling like I am on journey to Mars

  59. HHC HHT
    28 dagen geleden

    NASA VEry good💝💝💝💝💝💝💝💝💝

  60. Rob Webber
    Rob Webber
    28 dagen geleden

    Now i,m a bit confused. Is the entry angle on Mars 43-45 degrees as it is when entering earth? Or is it a different angle to earths due to its lack of atmosphere,?

  61. YasH ChauDhary 504
    YasH ChauDhary 504
    28 dagen geleden

    17:02 I laughed

  62. Ethan Pierce Bondick
    Ethan Pierce Bondick
    29 dagen geleden

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  63. Chittavajhula S S R Nithin Bharadwaj
    Chittavajhula S S R Nithin Bharadwaj
    Maand geleden

    I hope ISRO sends an Indian made rover to Mars.❤️❤️❤️

  64. Daniel Ezekiel
    Daniel Ezekiel
    Maand geleden

    Seven months journey to Mars I doubt; you called it a neighbor planet to earth.

  65. Jordan Leahy
    Jordan Leahy
    Maand geleden

    The broad overcoat chemically kill because dock morphometrically rain afore a naughty mandolin. knowing, grotesque creator

  66. Charles Bronson
    Charles Bronson
    Maand geleden

    Thats awesome but also sort of funny because it already happened so the play by play call is waaaay after it all already happened. Like a sports announcer yelling GOOOOOOAAAAAAAAAAL!!! 5 minutes late on every shot. By the time he's done yelling GOAL! Its time to start the next one. 🤣 Now lets find some alien bacteria. Wouldn't be cool if we sent a permanent sensor box that a rover bolted to a rock that and had retractable solar panels so it could hide them during storms. It would take sensor data but also play indefinitely all of the music ever created from Earth? Mozart 1 minute, 2 Live Crew the next. No one on Earth would hear it but it would play anyways. Just for giggles . 🤓

  67. Roby Gadea
    Roby Gadea
    Maand geleden

    5 years latter they will find the trash from rovers and they say they found aliens 👽

  68. Stevie P
    Stevie P
    Maand geleden

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  69. Roseli Magela
    Roseli Magela
    Maand geleden

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  70. okoli solomon chieloka
    okoli solomon chieloka
    Maand geleden

    Breath taking

  71. DorianDotSlash
    Maand geleden

    1:50 Not interstellar space, interplanetary space. Sorry but the space nerd in me made me do it.

  72. ZeDanishx
    Maand geleden

    Why is there a guy in the camera lense of the rover on the thumbnail lol

  73. Rudy Molina
    Rudy Molina
    Maand geleden

    The image of the earth view from Mars got me so in awe. How crazy is that!! Wow.

  74. Wiryadi Dharmawan
    Wiryadi Dharmawan
    Maand geleden


  75. M R
    M R
    Maand geleden

    9:32 Yes that rock is very interesting and tells you so many things. the pits on the rock I assume either it is caused by microbial activities or because of the toxic rain (like acid rain)

  76. Spicier Ewe
    Spicier Ewe
    Maand geleden

    *he's trying so hard to be funny*

  77. Rahul Malvi
    Rahul Malvi
    Maand geleden

    Complete class was amazing, at once I was imagine my self on mars specially the pahrump hill👍👍 last few seconds of the video when teacher say that one day human would put step on Mars is really heart touching ❤️

  78. Colonel Angus
    Colonel Angus
    Maand geleden

    It's animation, there are billions of people on Mars/Phobos

  79. Austin Bahl
    Austin Bahl
    Maand geleden

    Drop from 40m and bounce over the empire state building? 2:48

  80. Alfa Romeo
    Alfa Romeo
    Maand geleden

    Matt Damon surelly are Martian now

  81. Lee Pryer
    Lee Pryer
    Maand geleden

    Mars has an atmosphere!?

  82. i am flat earther
    i am flat earther
    Maand geleden

    Space travel exists because there are so many fools who eat all that CGI lol

  83. Stijn De Bock
    Stijn De Bock
    Maand geleden

    CGI rules !

  84. oujda TV1 Ville
    oujda TV1 Ville
    Maand geleden

    As long as there is soil on the planet Mars, it is natural and logical that the planet has witnessed life just like the earth, because dirt can only exist with the presence of water and plants, especially trees, so the planet Mars was where life was, and the evidence is its soil.

  85. Jeremy Germain
    Jeremy Germain
    Maand geleden

    3;40 he came lol

  86. Vicky Rodriguez
    Vicky Rodriguez
    Maand geleden

    The bitter ashtray concretely launch because daughter noticeably recognise minus a secretive divorced. poised, condemned willow

  87. Gary Ballard
    Gary Ballard
    Maand geleden

    Pure BS

    1. E. Rose
      E. Rose
      26 dagen geleden

      @Gary Ballard The ORIGINAL Blue Marble image was taken with a camera using film at 18,000 miles away. Nothing digital, nothing pieced together, nothing photoshopped since there was no photoshop in 1972. I realize you don't care about facts that prove you wrong and you'll cry "fake" at anything shown to you that kills your fantasy but that photo is a fact that only flat earthers deny. It is one of the most reproduced photos in history for a reason. Now go ahead and say it's "fake" like I know you will.

    2. Gary Ballard
      Gary Ballard
      26 dagen geleden

      Well you just go on believing all those cartoon CGI space pictures and videos you're staring at, lol. BTW try to find an actual real photo of earth (full view) that was taken from space, not one pieced together from low earth orbit but one from outer space. Good luck.

    3. E. Rose
      E. Rose
      Maand geleden

      @Gary Ballard Well you just go right on telling yourself that if it makes you feel special. That's fine.

    4. Gary Ballard
      Gary Ballard
      Maand geleden

      Space travel.

    5. E. Rose
      E. Rose
      Maand geleden

      What is?

  88. Zedhan Zahi
    Zedhan Zahi
    Maand geleden

    Well they’re dead now :c Anyone here for how amazing they did?

  89. Merulious Lacrimens
    Merulious Lacrimens
    Maand geleden

    Fascinating insights as to what the whole scheme was intended to achieve and explained so that even i can understand whats going on.

  90. Krysta Inch
    Krysta Inch
    Maand geleden

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  91. Jazla111
    Maand geleden

    Fake bs.

  92. Riyaz Barman
    Riyaz Barman
    Maand geleden

    who is the camera men?

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    Mesa Santikant
    Maand geleden

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    Alex Ortiz
    Maand geleden

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  95. K. TP
    K. TP
    Maand geleden

    What about the fly that a user has found in the rover perseverance in Mars?? Nothing to say? Or ingenuity will answer me probably

  96. harryjoseph ignacio
    harryjoseph ignacio
    Maand geleden

    Delivered to mars insect cocroach many times a life a year develope to mars for a living insect

  97. Atomic Boy
    Atomic Boy
    Maand geleden

    I think that chrome dome has moved on.

  98. Enan Israel
    Enan Israel
    Maand geleden

    Your not going to live on Mars not going to happen your going no where what you gone do destroy another plant

  99. Umapathy Jaisi
    Umapathy Jaisi
    Maand geleden

    The next Carl’s Sagan. ❤️. Passionate.

  100. Umapathy Jaisi
    Umapathy Jaisi
    Maand geleden

    Thank you so much. I love ❤️