Mars Curiosity descent

Mars Curiosity

There have been a great number of photos and videos released since NASA’s Curiosity rover touched down on Mars on 06 August 2012.  The video above is – without question – the very best of the bunch.   Continue reading

Angry Birds in Space

You don’t have to be a NASA fan, an Angry Birds fan, or even a Don Pettit fan to truly appreciate how terrific the video above is in the grand scheme of things.  There’s nothing like zero gravity to help budding minds appreciate the basics of physics – which is clearly on Don’s mind – in a way that’s probably a bit more enthralling than the classroom.   Continue reading

A chapter in space exploration closes with a roar

A chapter in space exploration closes with a roar || “The Last Space Shuttle Launches Safely Into Orbit” http://ow.ly/5A6Gk

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