Today Marks The NASA Opportunity Rover’s 5,000th Day On Mars

According to a report by Gizmodo, Saturday marks the 5,000th local day of operations for NASA’s Mars Opportunity rover, originally designed to last just 90 sols after its January 2004 landing date. The rover has continued to set milestones like completing a marathon-length tour of its surroundings and taking a massive number of composite photos of the planet’s surface. Continue reading Today Marks The NASA Opportunity Rover’s 5,000th Day On Mars

Vibration Control for NASA and Non Rocket Scientists Alike

According to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, "In 2008, NASA will continue to plan how best to transition any needed Shuttle work and infrastructure to the Constellation program. operations, mission operations, and extravehicular activity projects and a dedicated in-house effort for systems engineering and integration. " To gear up for the implementation of that plan, NASA is in the process of making infrastructure improvements … Continue reading Vibration Control for NASA and Non Rocket Scientists Alike