Send Your Name, or Possibly a Haiku, to Mars
Most of us will never go to space, but that doesn't mean we can't send our names there. As part of NASA's MAVEN mission to Mars, they're asking the people of Earth to include their names on a DVD that will orbit Mars. They're also taking poetry submissions in haiku form. Go ahead and let the Universe know you exist. It's free and takes about two minutes.Read on...
NASA Wants to Send Another Rover to Mars in 2020, We Want That Too
The last few days have seen a lot of exciting news coming out of the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, but this might be the most thrilling so far. NASA has announced that they plan to send another rover to Mars in the year 2020. NASA says the new rover's launch will close out a decade of new missions. It also calls this an important step in sending humans to Mars in the 2030's.Read on...