This is a guest post from Gary Sharma (aka “The Guy with the Red Tie”), founder and CEO of GarysGuide and proud owner of a whole bunch of black suits, white shirts and, at last count, over 40 red ties. You can reach him at gary [at] garysguide.com.
“I’m safely on the surface of Mars. GALE CRATER I AM IN YOU!!!” That was NASA’s @MarsCuriosity rover tweeting after successfully landing on Mars after a nerve-wracking but thrilling journey. Here’s one of the pics that Curiosity sent back and here’s a video that vividly describes what Curiosity’s Seven Minutes of Terror probably were right before landing on Mars. As Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson tweeted, it was a reminder of what it feels like “to boldly go”! Read More