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Charles Elachi
Charles Elachi
VP, California Institute of Technology

As head of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Dr. Charles Elachi sees the future of space exploration.

In the next 10 years, he predicts we'll establish a permanent presence on another planet (Mars) and know if life exists on other planets in our solar system.

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Last updated September 01 2009: 11:30 AM ET
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