5 August 2012
“The surface of the Earth is the shore of the cosmic ocean. From it we have learned most of what we know. Recently, we have waded a little out to sea, enough to dampen our toes or, at most, wet our ankles. The water seems inviting. The ocean calls.” – Carl Sagan
They’ve planned for every conceivable eventuality. Let’s just hope the do not run into a space demodulator and HIM!
A hearty good luck to the scientists gathered at the JPL in California, and especially to fellow AGU blogger Ryan Anderson (who is a member of the Curiosity Science team).