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Tomorrow is 05-05-05

Getting ready to get up close and personal with the land of the Saguaro for a family reunion. Timed for Cinco-de-Mayo; this year it’s 05-05-05. Been steeped in ancient history for a time. Here’s a small highlight: Dad (middle) and his brothers Grandpa and my brother Mom and the three kids. I’m the hatless one […]

Mars Reconnaisance Orbiter arrives in Florida

NASA’s Next Mars Spacecraft Arrives in Florida for Final Checkout Every two years, Mars is close enough to launch an interplanetary spacecraft from Earth. It was about two years ago that Spirit and Opportunity took off for Mars. It’s two years later: And wait! There’s more! A large spacecraft destined to be Earth’s next robotic […]