Inside InSight – Ghanaian Engineer Works on Robotic Arms for Mars

It’s always exciting that you’re going to work on a mission that is going to make the footnote of history. I’m Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu and I work on robotic arms for planetary exploration. This is a mock-up of the InSight lander. It’s a one-to-one scale of the actual spacecraft. InSight is going to Mars and it’s […]

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Meet MarCO – Engineer Builds Mars Spacecraft That Can Fit in Your Backpack

I just love what I do and I love talking to people about it and getting everyone as excited as I am about these things that are flying in space for the first time. My name is Anne Marinan and I fly the first interplanetary mission that will fit in your backpack. I am officially […]

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Inside InSight – Mars Engineer Keeps Spacecraft — and People — Healthy

We get to explore the universe and see things that no one has ever seen before. My name is Ravi Prakash and my job is to keep InSight healthy when it’s on Mars. InSight is the first spacecraft that’s going to go to Mars and try to understand how rocky planets have formed. [On headset] […]

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Why Nespresso Is Recycling Its Coffee Pods

(upbeat music) – [Narrator] Nespresso is the first single-serve coffee company to develop a facility dedicated to recycling their own coffee pods, but why? – Because we have a coffee-pod recycling problem. – [Narrator] Single-serve coffee machines are really popular. About 1/3 of all American coffee-drinkers own one, and more than 1/2 of Americans say […]

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