Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Mars


The first color image from Curiosity.

Imagine standing on another world:  I used to hope our generation would do it.  Now I can still hope for my children or grandchildren.

But at least I have seen.

2 comments:

transparentchristina said...

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=504332439596214&set=a.223098324386295.105971.205344452828349&type=1&theater

this was the first image.

delacrat said...

The U.S. Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq...

$4 Trillion

That's about $12,578 for every US citizen.

.... $18,433 for every US taxpayer.


2011 subsidies to AMTRAK
1.485 billion
$4.66 for every US citizen.

Cost of Curiosity ... 2.6 billion
$8.16 per US citizen