Daily Archives: August 5, 2012

  • A new face on Mars

    Tonight, Mars will have a new face.  

    Aw, it has its mother’s eyes!

    Naturally, we’re all hoping that the face stays intact and makes it to the surface with the rest of Curiosity, as opposed to catastrophically slamming into the surface
  • Hello from Pasadena!

    Or as the locals say it, “Hello from Pasadena!” This is Brendan Mullan, occasional astronomy grad student, Famelab participant, and all-around friend of the show. I’m here at JPL, ready to give you the latest updates on all things Mars Science Laboratory. You can expect a couple of juicy tidbits as the day progresses,
  • This month’s BMSIS podcast: Y-MSL?

    I came online to post the "Why MSL" informal talk I gave to the Blue Marble Space group, but decided we could do one step further... so we're going to try to post the Blue Marble Space Institute of Science's monthly podcast starting with my talk from earlier this week. This month, the speaker is yours