March 21, 2019

Astro-Event: “Occupy Mars!”

Curiosity at Gale… (Artist concept. Credit: NASA/JPL).

It’s not every day that Earthlings land embassaries on another world. This weekend, NASA will go for an eighth landing on the Red Planet as Curiosity touches down in Gale Crater. We were lucky enough to attend our 3rd #NASATweetup for the launch last November, seeing off the Mars Science Laboratory enroute to Mars. And now the big day is finally here. [Read more...]

04.01.11:A Martian Eclipse.

I never get tired of catching a glimpse of the sky from other vantage points in the solar system… today, as residents of the Old World enjoy a partial solar eclipse on Earth, we thought we would direct your gaze to an eclipse from Mars.

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