Curiosity Focused Attention On NASA In 2012

In more year-end reviews, Allvoices http://www.allvoices.com/contributed-news/13653137-2012-in-science-the-curiosity-rover (12/21, Eitel) reports, “For the first time in a long time, space seemed to be on everyone’s mind” because of the landing of the Curiosity rover. According to the article, “After years of many wondering why the heck we were funding space exploration with the Cold War a distant memory, NASA was back in the public’s good graces.”