Winter lingered so long in the lap of Spring that it occasioned a great deal of talk.
When we see the shadow on our images, are we seeing the time 11 minutes ago on Mars? Or are we seeing the time on Mars as observed from Earth now? It's like time travel problems in science fiction. When is now; when was then?
It's important that our children are raised to be educated, well-rounded tax-paying citizens that understand the importance of technology and science.
NASA is an engine of innovation and inspiration as well as the world's premier space exploration agency, and we are well served by politicians working to keep it that way, instead of turning it into a mere jobs program, or worse, cutting its budget.