Probe Will Be Based On MRO And Mars Odyssey Spacecraft
Lockheed Martin tells ANN the company is proud to have been
selected by NASA to design, build and operate the spacecraft for
NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) program.
NASA's newest mission will analyze the upper atmosphere and past
climate change on Mars.
Online Educational Programs Available To Students Of All
NASA is making available a free Web-based educational product to
learners of all ages across the country. NASA eClips consists of
more than 55 short, 5-10 minute video segments, which are available
on-demand via the Internet for the 2008-2009 school year.
5,000 People Witness First Public Flight Of Unique Vertical Lift Device
The Martin JetPack caused quite a stir at Oshkosh 2008... though to be accurate, the device was anything BUT a 'Jetpack.' Still... it proved to be a huge draw in an arena where there are no small number of things to attract one's attention. EAA officials report as many as 5,000 eager spectators were on hand for the Tuesday morning demo in AeroShell Square where the first public flight of the much-anticipated Martin Jetpack took place... and having been among that crowd ourselves, we think that number might even be slightly low.