I’m back from the Arctic Circle and need to catch up on posts!  I’ve had some annoying issues getting a cell signal in Canada, luckily I’ve found wi-fi so please feel free to give me a shout via Skype – its free from skype to skype, so go download the app on your phone.

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Mars Curiosity Landing Tonight!

Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Apparently I’ve been living in a hole (or a cable-less apartment) lately, the landing is tonight! Guess they’re even streaming the JPL feed into Time Square – cool!

For those of us on the ‘net and without cable, tune in for free over on Ustream.

Update: 10.39 PM PST – Wheels on the ground of Mars!!!  Wow, yet another marvelous engineering feat from NASA/JPL.  Truly exciting watching the live Ustream.  Mars Odyssey’s signal was strong enough to relay the first few thumbnail images right after the successful sky crane needless to say the various ground teams were ecstatic.  Amazing stuff.