Meet the (Pretend) Cosmonauts (Actually) Living In a Capsule For 500…

Later this year, these two (pretend) cosmonauts, along with four other as-of-yet-unnamed crew members, will embark on an historic, 500 day (pretend) mission to Mars, evaluating man's ability to cope with the taxing journey to the Red Planet. » 5/11/10 8:00pm 5/11/10 8:00pm

Today is Phoenix Mars Lander Day

As you digest hot dogs or tend to one of your geektastic Memorial Day grilling machines today, take a moment to consider NASA's Phoenix Lander, which is scheduled to touch down on Mars this evening. At about 8 p.m. EST, the multimillion dollar lander will enter the Red Planet's atmosphere and experience what CNN is… » 5/25/08 10:00am 5/25/08 10:00am