The new series of BBC Stargazing Live will start on Tuesday the 8th of January, 2013 at 8:00pm.
The show will once again run for three nights and will be broadcast on both BBC 2 and BBC HD. Stargazing Live: Back to Earth will follow directly after each show at 9:00pm lasting for half an hour.
Prof Brian Cox and comedian Dara O’Briain return to their astronomy headquarters at the Jodrell Bank Observatory for series 3 of Stargazing Live.
On the first show you can help them look for evidence there was once life on the red planet by studying uncharted areas of Mars’ surface.
Meanwhile reporter Liz Bonnin will be updating viewers on the Mars Rovers latest discoveries, Liz will be reporting directly from NASA’s own mission control centre.