Jennifer Trosper, Mars Science Laboratory, MSL mission manager, JPL, adjusts the high-gain antenna on a rover model during a news briefing on the last data and imagery from Sol 1 at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., Monday, August 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Mars Landing, Everyday Inventions Threatened With Cuts To NASA

(MintPress) — From the comfort of a memory foam mattress to the security of a household smoke detector, NASA has been operating in our lives, often without us knowing or understanding. Yet with so many integral items coming out of the agency, alongside breakthroughs in space discoveries, including the recent touchdown on Mars, NASA has […]