Why is a Martian moon such a great destination?

Lockheed Martin's John Karas speaks to Spaceflight Now's Miles O'Brien and Leroy Chiao on the future of the human exploration of space. Why is the Martian moon Deimos such a great stepping stone for the Red Planet? The interview was broadcast during our live coverage of the launch of space shuttle Endeavour on May 16, 2011.

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