Thought this might be of interest to some folks out there...
Scientific American Frontiers wrote:
> Dear Science Enthusiast,
> The ninth season of SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN FRONTIERS continues this Wednesday,
> November 11, at 8 p.m. ET on PBS with "Journey to Mars," an all-new episode
> about the prospects of a manned mission to the red planet! Join Alan Alda as
> he tries out some of the tools designed by NASA to make life in space less
> traumatic for the astronauts who will someday make the historic journey to
> Mars! And, meet some of the scientists helping to make the journey possible.
> Because date and time may vary, please check your local PBS listings to
> confirm airdate and time in your area. Or, visit the online broadcast
> schedule available on the FRONTIERS website on PBS Online
> (http://www.pbs.org/saf/). Also on the website, you'll also find an array of
> activities and features related to the show, including cool science projects
> for students, opportunities to ask Alan or the scientists questions, links
> to other science sites and resources, photos of Alan on location, opinion
> polls, contests, and much more!
> Educators, to receive a free companion teaching guide for "Journey to Mars"
> and every new episode of FRONTIERS, please call 800-315-5010.
> SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN FRONTIERS is a production of The Chedd-Angier Production
> Company in association with Scientific American magazine. Presented to PBS
> by Connecticut Public Television, it is wholly underwritten by GTE Corporation.
> We hope you'll tune in on the 11th for "Journey to Mars"! Please spread the
> word about this exciting show by forwarding this message to your friends and
> Melissa Amour
> SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN FRONTIERS
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