CloudBeat 2013

CloudBeat 2013: NASA grows its collective brain

A space agency like NASA is one of the best places on Earth to find brilliant minds. So how does such an organization tackle the most thorny of the challenges it faces?

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Happy birthday, Curiosity

On August 5, 2012, we watched the lil’ guy make its way to the surface of the red planet. Since then, Curiosity has drilled into Martian rock with lasers, scooped up soil samples, found evidence of water, and set up an adorable Twitter account.

NASA holds haiku contest to send a message to Mars

MAVEN is going to dabble in atmospheric forensics, looking at Martian solar winds and gathering data to figure out a bit more about how the planet’s atmosphere decayed. You can use that as inspiration for your haiku.