As many gamers, who often have a side hobby on the field of Nerdology, might already know, NASA has made another move forward on the mission-to-Mars front. They launched a crew capsule, sans crew, into a high orbit and returned it safely to Terra Firma. On BBC News, there was a story titled "Nasa’s Orion deep space capsule launches" that gives most of the details here and on the NASAKennedy YouTube channel there is a video of the lunch. Enjoy.
Owner of Creative Mountain Games, I help manage Lake Geneva Games and I've been a tabletop gamer since first playing hex-and-chit as well as miniatures wargames in the early 70s, adding RPGs in 1974 with (Original) D&D, boardgaming all the while, and even adding in Magic the Gathering and other card games along the way.