Saturday, December 10, 2011

Water Inside Europa?

Snow and ice are settling in for much of the Earth's northern hemisphere, but Europa (one of Jupiter's 63 moons) takes winter up a notch. Bright and icy like a shiny holiday ornament in the dark of space, scientists believe that miles under it's surface, Europa probably has huge reservoirs of liquid water. Check it out!

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Mars Science Laboratory

The launch of the Mars Science Laboratory was one of the best ever as far as precision. They planned the trajectory so well that it turned out the 15 day post launch course correction will not be needed. Get the full NASA details here! Go Science!