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The Sheer Distance Opportunity Roved Across Mars Still Has Us In Awe

As we remember the now-officially-dead Opportunity rover this week, one fact keeps sticking out to me: That machine travelled a whopping 45km across the surface of another planet. And it did so in short, nerve-wracking spurts. Spread over the course of 14 years, 45km may not sound like that much,…

This Video About Space And Life Is So Inspiring

Video: Supersymmetry is a short film made by Trent Jaklitsch as an ode to his father. But really, it’s an inspirational tale for all of us. Using personal footage from his childhood along with NASA archival footage and other publicly available clips, he stitches together a story about how the…