NASA's spectacular new 1.8 billion pixel panorama photo from Mars

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Arizona never looked so good.


Needs one of those tire repair kits. $15 plus $325,000,000 shipping.


Wow, those tires are definitely way over warranty. Of course that’s hardly surprising considering that it’s currently about eight years into its two-year mission.

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I’m sure there’s a good reason for it, but I’ve never really understood why the wheels for the mars rovers are all milled from a single piece of aluminum (easily punctured in the thin sections) rather than made with a more compliant design like what the moon rovers had.

weight is all

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Between November 24 and December 1, 2020, NASA’s Curiosity …

In news spat out of a black hole with a copy of the Hitchhiker Guide. Does it include the winner of this year’s Melbourne Cup?


I think I see footprints.

What a gorgeous image. Not ready to give up on humanity yet, while we can pan around the Martian horizon from a chair on Earth.

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Rock looks like a fish. Hmm…

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