Absolutely no news about Venus missions would be complete without me being a dork. You know, referencing The Expanse and shit. So here we go! NASA is returning to Venus for two missions by 2030, and yup, you got it. Protomolecule time.
Cloudy days here on the Blue Marble? Fucking suck. Cloudy days on Mars? A novelty, especially when Curiosity sends back images of them.
The NASA Rover has detected organic salts on the surface of Mars. While I’m too dumb to understand the true implications of this discovery, I do know that it portends well for the potential for life on the planet. Both in the past, and potentially the present. Fucking rad, man!
Astronomers Capture a Star Being Stretched Out and Wrapped Around a Black Hole. Called “Spaghettification” Which Rules, Too.
For the first time ever, astronomers have caught a star being spaghettified by a black hole. Not fucking around, that’s the term! It’s used to describe when a star has wrapped its own dumb ass around a supermassive black hole.
NASA’s Voyager 1 Probe Detects The Steady Hum of Plasma in Interstellar Space. The Cosmos is Glorious!
We’ve sent Voyager 1’s ass into deep space. Interstellar space, even! Now out there, it’s discovering all sorts of dope shit. Take this shit for example: the steady hum of plasma.
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Discovers Radio Signal Coming From Venus. This is how ‘The Expanse’ happens, folks!
Looks like we got ourselves a motherfucking protomolecule situation, friends. Okay, aiight. It’s definitely not that shit, but it’s still wild. You see, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has discovered a radio signal coming from Venus. Like, holy fuck.
Wait, just what the fuck is going on? The Rover has successfully created oxygen on Mars? By converting some of the planet’s carbon dioxide-filled atmosphere? Fucking wild, dudes.
Ya’ll want Dune? Gonna have to wait. Ya’ll want a picture of Mars’ bright blue sand dunes courtesy of NASA? You’re in the right place.
NASA’s Mars Rover is out on the Red Planet, doing exactly what we’d all be doing. Snapping some selfies for the likes, baby!
NASA’s Mars helicopter is online and ready to fucking rock, folks. Rock some photos of rocks and shit! Not only is the motherfucker operational, but it’s sent back its first photo! Now listen I agree the photo fucking sucks. But it’s just the goddamn first one!
Hit the jump to check it out.