Lego Will Make a Mars Curiosity Rover Set

Rejoice fellow space and brick nutters, because Lego is going to release an official Mars Curiosity set! The original model was designed by Stephen Pakbaz, an actual NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory's mechanical engineer who worked in the mission. Pakbaz entered his creation in Lego Cuusoo, a web site that allows fans… » 6/16/13 12:59pm 6/16/13 12:59pm

How The Mars Curiosity Rover Became Science Fiction

If you're one of the hundreds of thousands of people who follows the Mars rover Curiosity on Twitter, you know that the robot has a big personality that matches her massive size and capabilities. She's also obsessed with pop culture and the theme song to Shaft, and will answer almost any question you have about her… » 2/04/13 3:28pm 2/04/13 3:28pm