December 2014 Space Lounge

The vanity of machines

Me too – Curiosity Mars rover’s selfie at the ‘Windjana’ drilling site. Curiosity has accomplished its main goal by confirming that Mars once possessed conditions favourable for microbial life

Me too – Curiosity Mars rover’s selfie at the ‘Windjana’ drilling site. Curiosity has accomplished its main goal by confirming that Mars once possessed conditions favourable for microbial life

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