water on mars!
According to NASA and JPL, there was, at one time, water on mars where the Opportunity landed! NASA press release here, CNN coverage here.
my nasa deep thought
So, all the talk is that this heater problem on the Opportunity Martian rover will eventually cause problems because the solar panels onboard will become sufficiently dusty that they won't generate enough power to keep up with the drain of this malfunctioning 15W heater. My question: This rover is golf-cart sized, can rove around, take […]
From Space.Com's Astronotes from January 19th: An Ocean on Mars Puts Food in Your Gullet If we didn't have a reason to root for NASA's twin rover Mars missions before, we do now. The two robots could win free food for everyone in the United States if they can find evidence of ocean water on […]
Congatulations to the folks at NASA! Opportunity is on Mars! Space.com coverage here