CosmoQuest.org should be running at a nearly optimum stability at this point. All features have been brought back online after a bit of downtime from an external attack on the server.
Yes, that’s right, one million. (or 1,000,000 or 10^6 if you want to be cool about it) When CosmoQuest went live with Moon Mappers nearly a year ago, a goal was set to map one million craters and we’re almost there! As a fun way to show the progress of the goal, the graphic on the page started off as a “New Moon” phase and has slowly waxed its way across from crescent, to first quarter to waxing gibbous to [...]
Today, we officially launched Asteroid Mappers which allows you to look at the amazing high resolution images that were taken of Vesta and start mapping the features!
If there’s one man who’s become the name and face of manned space exploration, it’s Neil Armstrong … Famously, he was heard across the world, “That’s one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.” The man whose footsteps brought our species on the moon has passed away today.