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Curiosity

I got my geek on in a big way tonight.  At 10:31pm PDT, the United States landed a one ton, car sized rover on the surface of Mars.  The mission is the Mars Science Laboratory, or MSL.  The actual rover is named Curiosity.  I sat out on my patio with a campfire at my side […]

First Images From NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory

Today I’m letting loose with a bit of my geeky side:  NASA just recently released stunning imagery from it’s Solar Dynamics Observatory.  The SDO was launched on February 11, 2010 and will study how solar activity is created and how Space Weather comes from that activity. Follow the link to read more about it.  The […]

NASA’s Larry King Simulator

I know NASA tries to prepare the astronauts for just about anything, but this is amazing nonetheless. If the video doesn’t appear above try refreshing the page.  It’s a bit temperamental.

Phoenix Mars Lander

Phoenix Mars Lander

Ok, I’m getting my geek on again but I’m pretty pumped up about Sunday’s planned touchdown of the Phoenix Mars Lander on…you guessed it…Mars. The lander will be setting down in Mars’ polar region where it is thought the best chance exists for finding evidence of past life. Keep your fingers crossed and check out […]