7 Amazingly Far-Off Views of Earth from Space

Since humans launched the first satellite into orbit in 1957, an ever-expanding suite of robotic spacecraft has been making its way faster and further out into space. As these cosmic data-collectors make their away across our Solar System, our perspective on the Universe continues to shift. Earth, relative to the…

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Why do All of Our Best Robots Only go to Mars?

Perhaps the most widely-known robotic vehicle in NASA's current arsenal goes by the name Curiosity. Having driven around the obstacle course of Mars for well over three years now, this car-sized rover is engaged in an ongoing mission to unravel the geological history of our little red planetary cousin. All…

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