The Space Show: The Evoloterra ceremony + Mars 2020

In what has become an annual tradition, Rand Simberg and Bill Simon came on the Space Show to discuss the Evoloterra ceremony they created to celebrate when humans landed for the first time on another world.  Rand Simberg, Bill Simon, EVOLOTERRA, Tuesday, 7-16-13 | Thespaceshow’s Blog

TheEvoloterra program

remembers and honors the first time humans left Earth for another planet.  Apollo 11 launched for the Moon on July 19, 1969 and landed on the Moon on July 20, 1969.  You can learn more about Evoloterra and actually do the ceremony this Saturday evening, July 20, with your friends and families by visiting  Click on the astronaut’s helmet to go to the pdf of the Evoloterra ceremony.

They also discussed Rand’s new book, Safe Is Not an Option and various aspects of space policy and history.


In the latest Hotel Mars segment on The John Batchelor Show, the plans for the Mars 2020 rover (see earlier post here) were discussed: The John Batchelor Show Hotel Mars, Wednesday, 7-17-13 | Thespaceshow’s Blog.