http://gallifreyburning.tumblr.com/ - A reminder that there is an image of the sunset seen from Mars. Take a moment to realize that this is the result of a robotic motor vehicle travelling millions of kilometres of space, successfully landing on the surface of another planet and communicating with Earth from there. Captured by NASA’s Spirit rover in 2006.
On May 19, 2005, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit captured this stunning view as the Sun sank below the rim of Gusev crater on Mars. This Panoramic Camera mosaic was taken around 6:07 in the evening of the rover's 489th Martian day, or sol.
How to Get to Mars. animation that's a virtual field trip to Mars! I thought many of you would appreciate seeing it. So, gather the kids 'round the computer to see the presentation that is sure to spark conversation, if not a desire for a career in the space science industry. There is some narration near the middle and end of this virtual Trip to Mars click schooling