Space

Curiosity's Landing, As Told by One of its Creators

Mark Rober is one of about 3,000 people who worked on the Curiosity Mars JPL Rover team.

Space

We're NASA And We Know It

"Kickin' at my console, this is what I see: Data streaming back from Curiosity.

#MEMES

Meme Watch: ‘One-Up America’ Catalogs A Series Of American Overachievements

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The One-Up America meme emerged this week after the Mars landing stole London's Olympic thunder. These colors don't run, hoss!

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Stop Whatever You’re Doing And Check Out The First HD Panoramic Pictures From Mars

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Believe it or not, this is not the work of the Mars rover Curiosity we've heard so much about lately. No, the images the internet is having nerdgasms over this afternoon are coming from the Mars rover Opportunity, which has been on the red planet for eight years.

THE COUNTING SONG

Mars Versus The Olympics, The Counting Song, And Links

Today's links, featuring the worst Olympic track record in the universe and Adam Buxton's 'The Counting Song' with a dark Cyriak video.

WHAT'S ON TONIGHT

What’s On Tonight: Mission To Mars, But Not That Crappy Movie

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The best (and worst) of what's on TV tonight, including a Science Channel special about landing a robot on Mars.

#MEMES

The Internet Reacts To The Mars Curiosity Rover

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The Mars Curiosity rover successfully landed in Gale Crater today as Dave Chappelle prophesied, so the internet is filled with jokes now.

#CHAPPELLE'S SHOW

‘Mars, Bitches': Dave Chappelle Predicted That A Black President Would Take Us To Mars

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NASA landed a rover on Mars last night. Dave Chappelle predicted this would happen under a black president: "Mars, bitches!"

USA! USA! USA!

We Did It! Mars Curiosity Rover Safely Lands, Tweets A Double Entendre

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NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has safely landed in Gale Crater on schedule, took the time to send back pictures and tweet a double entendre. USA! USA! USA!

science

Evidence For Mars Having Water Is Piling Up

Back in the day, people used to believe there was life on Mars because they saw canals on the planet through telescopes.

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NASA Is About to Give Up On Going to Mars?

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You may have heard that NASA and the ESA were going to collaborate on ExoMars, a joint mission to get another rover on Mars as well as a permanent orbiting satellite.

Tech

Is NASA Planning One-Way Spaceflights?

Earlier in October, NASA Ames Research Center director Simon Warden mentioned a new project NASA was working with DARPA on: a "hundred year starship," designed for colonizing other planets.


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