It's Space Week At Curiosity—Here's How You Can Get In On It

Excited for the August 21 eclipse? Visit our Eclipse 2017 page to explore the science, history, and myths of the event. The Curiosity team will be viewing the eclipse alongside NASA in Carbondale, Illinois. Follow us on Facebook for live videos, trivia, and interviews on the big day.

This Thursday, SpaceX is sending its trustworthy Falcon 9 rocket back into the cold void beyond our atmosphere, and we couldn't be more excited. Why? Because we're going to see it happen. That's right, we're going to be live and in-person at Cape Canaveral, learning everything there is to know about everyone's favorite private spaceflight company. In the meantime, those of us who are left back in Chicago are so excited that we're making this whole week Space Week. To kick things off, check out our new T-shirt design that appeals to outer space fans, lovers of puns, and everyone who's ever wanted to fight a comet.

Meanwhile, the Curiosity store is spotlighting spaced-out gear, such as a artsy posters depicting our galactic home and, for the space-fantasy lover, Star Wars gear and games. That's not even counting the stuff that might actually help the next generation get into space, such as this artificial intelligence programming package.

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