Mars Curiosity Lands Safely!

(Written late last night.)

It’s one of those momentous nights in human history, when a team of scientists makes new discovery possible by working together as a team around the world. The new Curiosity Mars Lander has touched down on the red planet, and as the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter makes passes far overhead to beam detailed photos back to our planet, we learn a little bit more about our solar system.

One of the first uses I found in the Internet in 1996 was downloading photos of Mars sent back from the Pathfinder mission. Sojourner rover is one forever etched into my mind, and is a landmark event in human exploration. It’s hard to believe that it’s been so many years, and technology has advanced so much beyond even that incredible event.

I can’t wait to wake up in the morning and see what other information has been sent back. Opportunity rover is still going too elsewhere on Mars, and has helped give our species the distinction of operating robots on another planet, for eight years straight, and counting! Here’s to eternity!

Cheers NASA!

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