From time to time, we all need to take a little break. After nearly 10 months of homework, pop quizzes and waking up early, summer vacation usually can’t come soon enough for students. Your parents probably get a day off from work every now and then too. Did you know that even Mars rovers need

In the United States of America on Planet Earth, it’s definitely winter. While we’re bundled up in our mittens, having snowball fights and drinking hot cocoa, there are giant worlds out in space called “hot Jupiters” that make even the hottest day of our summer seem downright chilly. Earth’s neighbor, Venus, used to hold the

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Mars Rover Gets Mind of Its Own

Wednesday, 24 March 2010 by

Dear Friends of Janet’s Planet: Mars Rover Gets Mind of Its Own By Staff March 2010 NASA’s Mars rover Opportunity is getting a chance to call its own science shots on the red planet.

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