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Remnants Of Curiosity's Descent To Mars
2012-08-08 13:10:41

What could one day be considered artifacts if archaeologists are to ever start digging around on Mars, a new high resolution photo shows the remnants of Curiosity's landing components.

mohawk
2012-08-07 12:18:20

If you were one of the millions watching the livestream and television coverage of the successful Curiosity Mars lander, you may have noticed one strange looking gentleman standing out among the others, the one with a mohawk.

Curiosity's Descent Captured By Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
2012-08-06 11:56:49

NASA announced during a press conference that its Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) was able to snap a photo of Curiosity as it entered into the Martian atmosphere last night.

Get Ready For Seven Minutes Of Terror
2012-08-05 14:44:03

Curiosity Rover is approaching the red planet at about 8,000 mph, on the way to its date with destiny and the history books. Mar's gravity is taking hold and pulling the rover down hard.

Martian Gravity Pulling Hard At Curiosity Rover
2012-08-05 04:05:56

The gravitational tug of Mars is now pulling NASA's car-size geochemistry laboratory, Curiosity, in for a suspenseful landing this evening.

Mars Express Ready For Sunday's Main Event
2012-08-04 04:23:33

Mars Express has adjusted its sites, and is targeting the spot for Curiosity's landing this Sunday night. The spacecraft will also assist in monitoring the delivery of Curiosity to the Red Planet in its "seven minutes of terror" descent.

Curiosity Closing In On Mars For Seven Minutes Of Terror
2012-07-31 07:23:04

Curiosity has been trekking through space since last November, and will be completing its 352-million-mile journey on August 5, 10:31 Pacific time.

Fireworks Over Mars
2012-07-02 16:16:59

One month and a day after celebrating its independence with fireworks exhibitions throughout the country, America will carry its penchant for awe-inspiring aerial pyrotechnic displays to the skies of another world.

Future Mars Mission Submissions Pour In To NASA
2012-05-25 10:58:59

NASA said it has received 400 mission concepts from scientists and engineers for a future Mars mission. Scientists and engineers submitted their ideas to the Concepts and Approaches for Mars Exploration Workshop in Houston.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.