22:21 A search and rescue operation has been launched north of Wellington this evening for two women who've not been seen since Monday.

20:50 After 23 years with New Zealand's media leading network, Mediaworks, Hilary Barry is leaving the news-reading anchor seat at Newshub vacant.

18:10 The man who set himself on fire outside the Nauru detention centre has died.

16:16 A burnt-out car has been discovered in Sydney's south-west as police investigate a fatal shooting at a local shopping centre.

16:15 Charges have been dropped against a Christchurch mother accused of failing to get medical attention for her autistic son, Leon Jayet-Cole.

Sun, 05 Aug 2012

Mars Rover Team Chief, Bill Nelson

Bill Nelson is the Systems Engineer and Mission Manager for the Mars Exploration Rover program. Bill organizes the team of engineers responsible for the day-to-day activities of the Spirit and Opportunity rovers on Mars that have outlived their expected lifetimes outrageously. Hear their incredible story and check out the unbridled joy at NASA when they landed safely. It’s quite moving.

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