An automatically generated list of links that caught my eye between September 1st and September 3rd.
The European Space Agency’s Mars Express orbiter has obtained new, high resolution images of the ever-popular Cydonian ‘face’ on Mars, putting to rest (again) the myth that there’s actually a constructed face on the surface of the red planet.
Something I need to keep in mind while continuing my search to replace my digital camera: 8 megapixels isn’t always better than 5.
Two LiveJournals have popped up to keep us informed of what’s really going on on Mars, without being filtered through the publicists at NASA.
If you’ve got an hour to kill and a broadband connection, the NOVA program ‘Mars Dead or Alive’ is freely available on the web!
Very cool webpage automatically collecting and displaying the newest images from Mars.
As a long-time science fiction geek, I’d really like to get excited about the new emphasis on space exploration and research, and even a little more budgetary increase is better than none. Somehow, though, it comes across to me as nothing more than election-year grandstanding than something that’s really going to have much impact.
It’s official: Spirit (the first of two rovers sent to Mars) has landed successfully!
This just in — It seems that our nearest neighbor in the Solar System, and most possible target for future colonization, is in dire need of a facelift!