Chester Astronomical Society is one of the world's oldest scientific societies going back at least to 1892. It hosts public lectures by amateurs and professionals alike and arranges visits to sites of technical interest.
Monday, 6 August 2012
Curiosity lands on Mars.
At 6.32 this morning, NASA's robot explorer Curiosity successfully landed on Mars. Following in a line of illustrious predecessors including the Vikings, Pathfinder, Spirit and Opportunity, lets hope this will further increase our knowledge of the red planet.