Curiosity http://www.kplu.org en NASA: Rover Data Indicates Ancient Mars Could Have Supported Life http://www.kplu.org/post/nasa-ancient-mars-could-have-supported-life The group of scientists working with NASA's Curiosity rover made a big announcement during a press conference today: "We have found a habitable environment that is so benign" if there was water there, "you be able to drink it," John P. Tue, 12 Mar 2013 22:09:28 +0000 7962 at http://www.kplu.org NASA: Rover Data Indicates Ancient Mars Could Have Supported Life Mars and the value of science http://www.kplu.org/post/mars-and-value-science <p>The Mars rover <a href="http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msl/"><em>Curiosity</em>&nbsp;</a>has been making its first tentative drives on the&nbsp;surface of the Red Planet. Soon, it will make a quarter-mile journey away from <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bradbury_Landing#cite_note-flood-11">Bradbury Landing</a> to explore a site called <a href="http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.cfm?release=2012-246">Glenelg</a>, where it'll examine rock formations.</p><p>On this month's edition of The Digital Future, <a href="http://www.stratnews.com/">Strategic News Service</a> publisher Mark Anderson tells KPLU's Dave Meyer that the August 5th&nbsp;Mars landing is more than just another triumph for NASA; it's a reminder that <em>science is reality</em>.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Dave Meyer & Mark Anderson 6091 at http://www.kplu.org Mars and the value of science Solved: Mars rover snapped pic of rocket stage crash http://www.kplu.org/post/solved-mars-rover-snapped-pic-rocket-stage-crash <p>PASADENA, Calif. &mdash; The mysterious Mars photo has been solved.</p><p>A NASA engineer said Friday he&#39;s pretty sure a Curiosity rover camera caught the rocket stage crashing in the distance after it landed in Gale Crater Sunday night.</p><p> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 18:21:24 +0000 The Associated Press & KPLU News Staff 5955 at http://www.kplu.org Solved: Mars rover snapped pic of rocket stage crash