A sanctuary on Mars for elephants spirited out of zoos by Bob Barker? No, just the latest “face” seen in hi-res photos from Mars. This one is, in reality, a dried-up flood of lava from a a region of the Red Planet called the Elysium Planitia, which is the youngest (at least two and maybe [...]
This is what it should look like next August when Curiosity lands on Mars. It’s the largest E.T. vehicle ever, and will be looking for signs of life, past or present, including carbon molecules, methane gas, even genetic material from primitive life forms.
“… Three … Two … One … Main engine start … Zero!” And as the engines roar and Curiosity heads out to look for signs of life on Mars, a raven bids her a quick “Safe travels!”