Posted Aug 06, 2012By
PASADENA, Calif. — In a show of technological wizardry, the robotic explorer Curiosity blazed through the pink skies of Mars, steering itself to a gentle landing inside a giant crater for the most ambitious dig yet into the red planet’s past.
A chorus of cheers and applause echoed through the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory on Sunday night after the most high-tech interplanetary rover ever built signaled it had survived a harrowing plunge through the thin Mars atmosphere.
“Touchdown confirmed,” said engineer Allen Chen. “We’re safe on Mars.”
Photos by Mara Lavitt December 6, 2013 New Haven The Arts Council of Greater New Haven 2013 Arts Awards at the New
The National Weather Service issued winter storm and ice warnings through much of Friday for parts of Texas, Oklaho
The world on Friday, December 6, 2013 mourned South Africa's beloved Nelson Mandela.
On December 7, 1941 – The Imperial Japanese Navy attacks the United States Pacific Fleet and its defending Ar
Photos by Mara Lavitt December 5, 2013 The preparation and festivities for the Christmas tree lighting on the New H
South Africa’s first black president Nelson Mandela has passed away at his home in Johannesburg at 95. The an