Like painted kites, those days and nights
went flyin' byThe world was new, beneath a blue
umbrella skyThen softer than a piper man,
one day it called to youAnd I lost you, I lost you to
the summer wind...
NASA engineers are hoping those words, famously crooned by Frank Sinatra, don't come true this summer for the unflappable Mars rovers, Spirit and Opportunity.
Summer is approaching on Mars, and with it comes the onset of huge wind storms that kick dust around the twin Mars Exploration Rovers and their life-giving solar panels.
Seven ideas that will correct NASA's trajectory and get Americans to love the space program again
By Dawn StoverPosted 03.08.2002 at 5:30 pm 0 Comments
Houston, you have a problem. It's a problem that isn't fixable with duct tape and a carbon dioxide filter. And the problem isn't just with Houston; it also affects Cape Canaveral, Cleveland, Huntsville, Pasadena, Washington, D.C.especially Washington, D.C.and other NASA centers around the country.