Mars Curiosity Rover Shoots Self-Portrait

Mars Curiosity Rover Shoots Self-Portrait

On Jan. 29, 2016, NASA’s Curiosity rover snapped a self-portrait during the exploration of the Namib Dune on Mars. The composite image is a collage of 57 separate pictures taken with the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI). According to NASA, the rover took the selfie while collecting sand and rock samples for microbial analysis. The agency […]

NASA and Its Search for E.T.

NASA and Its Search for E.T.

With the official formation of the exploration group, Nexus for Exoplanet System Science (NExSS), NASA renews its effort in the proverbial search for all things E.T. (extra-terrestrial). Long the subject of science fiction flicks and Area 51 theorists, the belief that life exists outsides the confines of terra firma, has received some organized assistance with […]

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