OUR TIME DAILY TRANSLATION
We've heard you say it many times: "Politics is like a foreign language." Well, we agree.
Each week, we summarize, simplify, and interpret different major news stories and how they affect our generation. We'll give you our take, and you can decide for yourself.
On August 6th, a 1-ton rover named Curiosity is scheduled to land on Mars to explore the geology of the planet
Curiosity will collect air, rock, and soil samples that will then be examined by scientists to tell whether or not Mats is conducive to life
The mission, led by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), has cost about $2.5 billion
WHY WE CARE
If the mission is successful, it could prevent the planned 20% funding cut on the space program.
The discovery of life on Mars may inspire careers and spike interest from our generation is exploring the universe
Let’s be real. Space is really cool.
OUR TIME OPINION
We hope the mission is a success and funding for the space program continues. Do YOU think there’s a future in space exploration?