mars

How Cold Is It Really In America?
We have been pretty lucky so far this winter - since we don't live in the North East and haven't had to deal with a Polar Vortex! We haven't had sub-zero temperatures or even very many days of frosted windows. So how cold is it really in America?
See Photos and Video From Mars Rover Curiosity
After an eight month journey, NASA’s multi-billion dollar rover Curiosity made a successful landing on Mars early this morning. Mission controllers cheered after the six-wheeled, one-ton machine made a perilous seven-minute landing involving a parachute, rocket pack and sky crane.
Mars Curiosity Photographed By 2nd NASA Spacecraft
NASA's Mars Curiosity rover made touchdown on the red planet last night utilizing an incredible Rube Goldberg landing system that included a parachute, retro-rockets, and a sky crane. Amazingly, it all worked perfectly and Curiosity is now telemetry and images back to Earth.
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NASA’s Curiosity Rover Safely Lands on Mars [VIDEO]
Early Monday morning, NASA’s $2.5 billion Curiosity rover safely landed on Mars after eight months of interplanetary travel. The car-sized, one-ton rover now begins a two-year mission of exploration and discovery as it roams the surface of the red planet.
One-Way Mars Mission: Would You Boldly Go?
ABC News reports a radical ideal has been proposed in the Journal of Cosmology: Send astronauts to explore Mars, but leave them there to colonize it. Would you boldly go to Mars if you knew you would never come home?