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Something is going on on Mars…

Well, NASA has announced the Curiosity Rover has made a discovery on Mars but this is all for now. Apparently, someone has also said that, if the discovery is confirmed, it will be one for the history books. Of course, everybody is now lurking for the announcement of LIFE ON …

Curiosity celebratory post

Today I feel great. Today is one of the days I will look back upon as proof that mankind can achieve great things when we put our hearts, minds and strength to it. The Mars Science Laboratory Mission (MSL) is a prime example of what comes out when we use …

Quick Tweet from NASA

I am on the train right now, so I can not do much to celebrate the safe arrival of the Curiosity on Mars, but I can share this tweet: #MSL: Here’s a better picture where you can see the @MarsCuriosity shadow in Gale Crater on Mars http://t.co/hzo1lLA3 — NASA (@NASA) …

Shoutout for Science! RED ALERT!

Stop What You’re Doing and Explore Mars Right Now! Go here (klick) And since I initially posted this one on the fly (i.e. from my smartphone) here is a little image to beautify the article and to show you what you get behind the link:    

MSL Liftoff and Moon Cannon

As an astronomy geek, I simply had to share this one, the launch of the Mars Science Laboratory: Apart from the obvious science and sheer power of technology involved in here, it is also interesting to see how much actual space travel differs from early visions. Although rockets have been …