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Curiosity Gets All Grabby
2012-08-21 14:59:14

NASA watched with great pride yesterday as Curiosity reached out its arm for the very first time since its November 2011 launch.

We're NASA and We Know It Video Reaches Viral Status
2012-08-20 15:22:15

Viral videos are becoming a weekly happening, and lately it's a video spoof of NASA's Curiosity mission called "We're NASA and We Know It (Mars Curiosity)."

Curiosity Lasers Zap First Martian Target
2012-08-20 09:07:08

You’re all alone on the surface of a bleak planet, you’re only able to travel at a snail’s pace, and the only contact you have with Earth is subject to a 14 minute delay. If ever there were a more appropriate time to fire off a laser with abandon, I can’t think of one.

Mars Rover Curiosity Assigned Its First Task
2012-08-18 06:44:37

Curiosity's first destination will be a natural intersection of three types of terrain known as Glenelg, located some 1,300 feet (400 meters) east southeast of its landing site, NASA officials have announced.

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2012-08-14 20:51:31

Mohawk Man may be a new Internet sensation, but NASA will need a new kind of superhero to keep one hacker at bay from its new Curiosity rover.

2012-08-14 07:53:11

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT (10 a.m. PDT), Aug. 14, to provide a status update on the Curiosity rover's mission to Mars' Gale Crater.

Obama Congratulates NASA Curiosity Team
2012-08-14 05:14:43

"What you've accomplished embodies the American spirit." This praise came from President Barack Obama in a phone call to the operations team, in which he lauded NASA's "incredibly impressive" mission in landing the Curiosity rover on Mars last week.

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2012-08-13 07:06:04

Was it wreckage from an extraterrestrial spacecraft? Was it a smudge of dirt on the camera lens? Was it a dust devil that just happened to be in the right place at the right time?

Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
2012-08-12 08:50:19

The Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity landing and the early images captured by the NASA rover have garnered a lot of attention over the past week, but they aren't the only ones gaining fame as a result of the mission.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.