The Mars Rover Is So Worth It, But Meteor Showers Are Free

I love space stuff – not enough to take¬†physics or anything, but enough to really wish I had¬†the¬†cash¬†to chase solar eclipses around the world.¬†Why? Because I was in grade school during the best years of NASA’s Apollo Program¬†and¬†some of my¬†fondest memories¬†are of our little family huddled around the TV to watch the launches and splashdowns of Apollos 14 to 17. I know the exact date Neil Armstrong walked on the moon because it happened¬†on my sister’s sixth birthday (July 20, …