NASA’s newest Martian explorer is on its launch pad, ready to soar. The MAVEN spacecraft is scheduled to blast off aboard an unmanned Atlas V rocket on Monday afternoon.
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After the Curiosity rover landed on Mars, there’s been renewed interest in space. High school teachers across the country are seizing on that to bring astronomy into the classroom.
Musician will.i.am made history on Tuesday with the help of NASA, but more importantly sent a message to youth in America — anything is possible.
Now that Curiosity passed its driving test on Mars, the six-wheel NASA rover set its sights on longer treks.
The robotic explorer Curiosity blazed through the pink skies of Mars, steering itself to a gentle landing inside a giant crater for the most ambitious dig yet into the red planet’s past.
Fans of king-sized Snickers and Twix bars may want to stock up. The candy maker Mars Inc. reportedly is planning to impose a 250-calorie limit on its chocolate products by the end of next year.
When NASA came calling on University of Texas at Arlington professor Sandy Dasgupta, they really came calling. The government agency awarded Dasgupta a $1.2 million grant to develop a specialized instrument that they hope will detect the beginning stages of life on Mars.