The Curiosity Rover casts a shadow on Mars

Watching the Curiosity Landing

My mind has been filled with watching the Curiosity landing. I downloaded the NASA tv app for my iPad, set my alarm for 6 in the morning (I’m in Ireland) and watched with excitement as the events unfolded. This video from Russia Today really captures those moments beautifully. To hear “…the vehicle has started guided entry…” and “…we are decelerating…” and then the incredible, “Touchdown […] Read more »

Mars Rover Descent Video

Mars Rover Descent Video

Yay, Captain Kirk is back on deck! NASA has teamed up with good old Captain Kirk (William Shatner) to narrate the Mars Rover descent video. On a second video they have Wesley Crusher (Wil Wheaton) from Star Trek Next Generation narrating. That covers off the various generations, I think. They have truly upped the ante on the Mars Mission publicity machine. The visuals are great and the soundtrack […] Read more »