These great hollow globes of artificial super-metals, and artificial transparent adamant, ranged in size from the earliest and smallest structures, which were no bigger than a very small asteroid, to spheres considerably larger than the Earth. (Olaf Stapledon, STAR MAKER)
Saturday, September 21, 2013
Processing the MAVEN
NASA's next mission to Mars, the MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution) spacecraft is seen here being readied for installation on its launch vehicle. Launch is scheduled for November 18, 2013.