Everywhere you look, there is renewed interest in space. Two of the top grossing movies of the past two years were "Gravity" and "Interstellar," while recent real-life space dramas have been even more fascinating than fiction.
Take the unprecedented 37-year, 12-billion-mile odyssey of NASA's Voyager spacecraft -- the first human-made object to venture into interstellar space. In 2012, our Curiosity rover made its harrowing landing on Mars. We also provided key support and instruments to the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft and the recent first-ever robotic landing on a comet with its Philae lander.
Everywhere I go, the world over, students, citizens, scientists, explorers and entrepreneurs are eager to get in on the action in this new era of space exploration.… Seguir leyendo »