President Barack Obama congratulated NASA on its successful mission to send a robotic rover to Mars tonight, calling the landing of the Curiosity an "unprecedented feat of technology." Here's what he tweeted right after the landing: In a statement Monday, the President also used the opportunity to make another push for government spending on "innovation, technology, and basic research," saying that the mission "reminds us that our pre-eminence" depends on this type of government investment.
A week after the Mars rover Curiosity team at JPL successfully maneuvered the craft onto the Red Planet's surface, President Obama is scheduled to call them with congratulations. According to NASA, Obama plans to call at 8 a.m. PDT ... Read Post
President Obama called NASA's Curiosity Mars rover team this morning to congratulate them on a successful landing of the car-size laboratory last week. The President had some nice things to say about team's accomplishments — includi... Read Post