Earth's Most Distant Web Cam Pics Went Live This Week

Usually the venerable web cam is used for modest, local tasks, like taking deep-in-thought Facebook profile pics, making me-too webcasts, or undercover girl's locker room documentaries. But did you know there's also a web cam circling the Red Planet right now? Called the Visual Monitoring Camera (VMC), the cam is… » 8/24/08 10:00am 8/24/08 10:00am

NASA Releases Dirty Photos of Spirit Rover Solar Panels

Hey Pig Pen. Yeah, you, the Mars Spirit Rover with the red Martian dust all over your solar panels. We're filing a post on a bathtub later today, so why don't you take the hint and use one? What's that? You're millions of miles away and potable water may or may not be somewhere on the planet you're currently… » 4/27/08 4:00pm 4/27/08 4:00pm