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Land Between The Lakes Re-opens

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes reopened on Monday, December 9th, 2013. Christmas tree permits will be available as planned at the Administrative Office from 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday-Friday.

Many back roads at Land Between The Lakes received little to no sunlight due to tree coverage. Visitors are asked to use caution while driving, as patches of ice still exist in these areas.

This information, along with other updates, can be found under Alerts and Notices on our official website at www.lbl.org, on Twitter @LBLScreechOwl or @LandBtwnLakes, and by calling 270.924.2000.

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NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover is providing vital information for Human Missions to Mars

 

Written by Guy Webster
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationPasadena, CA – NASA’s Curiosity rover is providing vital insight about Mars’ past and current environments that will aid plans for future robotic and human missions.

In a little more than a year on the Red Planet, the mobile Mars Science Laboratory has determined the age of a Martian rock, found evidence the planet could have sustained microbial life, taken the first readings of radiation on the surface, and shown how natural erosion could reveal the building blocks of life.

This mosaic of images from Curiosity's Mast Camera (Mastcam) shows geological members of the Yellowknife Bay formation, and the sites where Curiosity drilled into the lowest-lying member, called Sheepbed, at targets "John Klein" and "Cumberland." (NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS)

This mosaic of images from Curiosity’s Mast Camera (Mastcam) shows geological members of the Yellowknife Bay formation, and the sites where Curiosity drilled into the lowest-lying member, called Sheepbed, at targets “John Klein” and “Cumberland.” (NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS)

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