Rolling Stones "Rock" On Mars

At last week's Rolling Stones Rose Bowl Concert, actor Robert Downey Jr. (a.k.a. Iron Man) took the stage to announce that a rock on Mars had been named for the band by NASA's Mars InSight lander team. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), a division of Caltech, manages InSight for NASA. JPL is located about three miles away from the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.

Although it just a little bigger than a golf ball, there was some scientific significance The rock "rolled" about 3 feet by NASA's InSight spacecraft as it touched down on Mars on November 26, 2018. Read more on the Mission and its work HERE


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