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.
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
The successful landing of the Mars rover Curiosity brought cheers far and wide, from Pasadena to the White House and beyond. President Obama described the landing as an “unprecedented feat of technology... Tonight, on the planet Mar... Read Post
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover used its drill on Tuesday, Feb. 24 to collect sample powder from inside a rock target called "Telegraph Peak." The target sits in the upper portion of "Pahrump Hills," an outcrop the mission has been inve... Read Post