Posts With Keyword ‘NASA’

Mars Rover Launched Saturday

Posted: Thursday, December 1st, 2011 at 6:25 am

NASA launched the Mars Rover on Saturday and began its 8 month Journey to the red planet. Jon Noel, a science teacher at Mid-Priarie High School says most students don’t start getting excited until information starts coming back from the Mars surface.

Read the rest of this entry »

Largest Storm System Since the 1950’s

Posted: Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011 at 6:30 am

[sthumbs=1542|1543|1545|1546,160,2,n,center]

NASA has released the above photo of the current storm system that has Iowa in nearly white-out conditions. This storm system, nearly 2,000 miles across, is one of the largest since the 1950’s.  The other photos were taken around Washington.