The Night Sky

Only one time in my entire life I was able to be outside on a moonless night in a place were there was no – and I mean no light, artificial or otherwise. It was simply amazing. The truly disappointing part was being unable to convince my (then) wife to share the moment and take an hour to just stare at the sky for a while.

Imagine gong to Mars and being able to see the sky with no lights at all. The Curiosity Rover did and took this panorama of the night sky. Check it out. After you figure out the controls, this is absolutely amazing…


About Dave

Talk Show host, lifelong Baseball and Star Trek fan, US Navy Submariner and Fire Control Technician (Ballistic Missile) 1st Class Petty Officer (Submarine Qualified), Dave is married with four daughters, one son, two sons-in-law and two grandchildren plus one on the way. He resides quietly in Manteca, CA, where he records his podcast, Plausibly Live, three days a week. He also writes for several other blogs and as a "Stay at home Dad" plays a lot of games with his son. Dave loves books, history and is learning to weld and drive a forklift. Just for fun. Dave is also a Life Member of the Disabled American Veterans and a Member of the US Submarine Veterans.

Posted on December 20, 2013, in Mars, Science, Space and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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