Thu, May 28, 2009
Scouring the information super airways can sometimes be a tough,
if educational, task for the Aero-News staff... but it also allows
us to check out some truly neat and exciting sites, so it's not
that bad a gig. On any given day, we may check dozens (and often
hundreds) of different sources for story ideas, and facts
confirmation. And, as is the nature of our business, much of this
is done on the Internet.
The ANN gang decided we probably shouldn't keep some of the neat
sites, info resources, and organizations we've discovered to
ourselves... so we decided to bring you Aero-Linx. These are the
sites that WE check out -- when we need added perspective, a new
spin on a day's topic... or just want to escape into
cyber-aero-space for awhile.
Look for some of our favorite sites, coming each day to ANN via
Suggestions for future Aero-Linx segments are always
welcome, as well.
Aero-Linx: Mars Exploration
NASA's twin robot geologists, the Mars Exploration Rovers,
launched toward Mars on June 10 and July 7, 2003, in search of
answers about the history of water on Mars. They landed on Mars
January 3 and January 24 PST, 2004 (January 4 and January 25 UTC,
2004). The Mars Exploration Rover mission is part of NASA's Mars
Exploration Program, a long-term effort of robotic exploration of
the red planet.
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