Is it really colder in parts of the US right now than it is on Mars? Let’s take a closer look. Continue reading “Colder than Mars”
This looks like a nice book about Curiosity for kids. I like that, in the interview, the author/illustrator notes that he has no technical qualifications for writing this book, just an abundance of inspiration and a willingness to do the research. That’s the key, really.
Want to build your own rover? NASA/JPL will show you how. This could be a very fun project, if you happen to have $2500 available.
The dust storm on Mars is a global weather event.
“The last dust storm on Mars to go global occurred in 2007, five years before the Curiosity rover landed at its Gale Crater site, according to officials with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California.”