NASA’s Newest Mars Mission Spacecraft Enters Orbit around Red Planet

spaceexp:

http://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/styles/673xvariable_height/public/14-260b_0.jpg?itok=tBSEBG2jNASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft successfully entered Mars’ orbit at 10:24 p.m. EDT Sunday, Sept. 21, where it now will prepare to study the Red Planet’s upper atmosphere as never done before. MAVEN is the first spacecraft dedicated to exploring the tenuous upper atmosphere of Mars.

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The BBC did a piece on my martian ambitions!

"The universe is under no obligation to make sense to you."

— Neil deGrasse Tyson (via cynicsdream)

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In which, Jon Stewart totally sees RIGHT INTO MY HEAD.

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wilwheaton:

(via xkcd: Beliefs)

Yep.
Perhaps a little harsh. But only a little.

Perhaps a little harsh. But only a little.

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the-actual-universe:

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please chill

Yep.

(via scienceandscifi)