1. Behind the Scenes at Curiosity’s Landing

    Brendan Mullan, winner of the 2012 FameLab Astrobiology competition, was on hand at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory for the nothing-short-of-miraculous landing of the Curiosity rover on Mars. Throughout the night, Brendan cataloged the events with his unique brand of commentary. To read his insights into Curiosity’s incredible accomplishments, and get an insiders view of the historic night, visit the Pale Blue Blog.