Coffee Break: Mars Rover Landing

NASA Perserverance
NASA's Perseverance rover shown with its experimental aerial drone, the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter, in an artist's concept. (NASA | JPL-Caltech, via NPR)

By about 3 pm today, NASA's latest Mars rover Perseverance will be on the surface of Mars -- and if all goes well -- ready to begin its mission exploring an ancient crater lake for signs of past life.

So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear for the Mars Rover Landing?

Respond with your song ideas in the comments below. And thanks to listener Benjamin for the theme idea!

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Songs played

David Bowie - Life On Mars?
Arcade Fire - Signs of Life
U2 - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
Interpol - The Rover
The Only Ones - Another Girl, Another Planet
Ash - Girl From Mars


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