Essential Geopolitics: A Race to Mars

MIN READFeb 11, 2021 | 10:15 GMT


In this episode of the Essential Geopolitics podcast, Emily Donahue speaks with Matthew Bey, Stratfor senior global analyst, about current Mars missions. Both China and the United Arab Emirates have successfully launched missions to Mars and NASA's Mars 2020 rover mission is set to touch down Feb. 18, 2021. The Red Planet has been the subject of countless sci-fi stories and the focus of intense geopolitical competition for decades. But there's something different about these missions.

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