Kijek in space

On January 20, 2023, TVN broadcast another episode of the series “Kijek w kosmosie”. Editor Hubert Kijek drew attention to the initiative of the Polish mission to Mars, led by prof. Jan Dziuban from the Wrocław University of Science and Technology.

The program emphasizes the international significance of spectacular space missions, based on the example of the Indian mission to Mars. This is also emphasized by the guest of the program – Artur Chmielewski, working at JPL NASA, claiming that Poland has a chance to “Become the seventh space power”.

Poland has the ability to build a satellite equipped with a number of measuring instruments, capable of flying to Mars. These instruments were discussed by scientists from the Wrocław University of Technology, Prof. Pawel Knapkiewicz, Prof. Tomasz Grzebyk and PhD Patrycja Śniadek.

An episode of the ‘Kijek w kosmosie’ series, titled: Polish Martian mission. “We are becoming the seventh cosmic power”, is available on the TVN24 GO platform (subscription required).