|An artist's concept of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft during its cruise in space. The spacecraft's rover (Curiosity) and descent stage are tucked inside the aeroshell. (Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech)|
NASA’s car-sized Curiosity rover has begun monitoring space radiation during its 8-month trip from Earth to Mars. The research will aid in planning for future human missions to the Red Planet.Full article in Clarksville Online.