Bringing samples home from Mars is not a simple thing:”Bringing Mars Samples to Earth: How NASA will do It” (via Space.com) It is also expensive. Of course, we already have pieces of Mars on earth, brought here by meteorites.
- Curiosity Rover Makes the First Foursquare Check-in On Another Planet (gizmodo.co.uk)
- NASA coming up with ideas for future Mars missions (slashgear.com)
- Curiosity Update, sol 57: Digging in at Rocknest (planetary.org)