"...Tonight another first was made, for the first time in human history ... we have an interplanetary communications network. We went from the rover, to Odyssey [Mars satellite] to Earth to the Deep Space Network. So we've now established a communications satellite system over another planet for the first time in history..." -- Dr. Ed Weller, NASALink to Spaceflight Now, an independent site with up-to-the-minute updates (via /.), Link to NASA TV's coverage. (Thanks, JP and Bren!)
Boing Boing editor/partner and tech culture journalist Xeni Jardin hosts and produces Boing Boing's in-flight TV channel on Virgin America airlines (#10 on the dial), and writes about living with breast cancer. Diagnosed in 2011. @xeni on Twitter. email: email@example.com.