I will do my best to give a rundown of the top 3 space/science news stories of the day, with some nugget at the end. This is the first of those posts. 3… The morning saw the sad, sad news that attempts to revive Spirit - the first Mars Exploration Rover - were ending. But the
Slipping the Surly Bonds of Earth. Scientists often debate the wisdom and value of sending humans into space. Images like this drive home the immensity and grandeur of the endeavor, irrespective of the arguments.