Janet Vertesi

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As scientists from around the world gathered in San Francisco for the American Geophysical Union meeting, the success stories are pouring in. On Monday, the Mars Curiosity mission team released a new study showing that the former lake bed in which the Rover landed could once have supported microbial life. The Cassini mission to Saturn released a spectacular video of mysterious hexagonal clouds whirling over the planet’s pole.

But the question on everyone’s mind is: Will these missions be allowed to continue? The answer may well be: No.

Next year’s NASA budget is poised to force premature cancellation of either Curiosity or Cassini — the agency’s flagship missions.…  Seguir leyendo »