Mars Landing Site Named for Ray Bradbury

August 23rd, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

New York, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The late scientist Ray Bradbury has been given a privilege even when he is deep into his grave. The NASA agencies named their new chapter of the Chronicles today as Mars rover Curiosity’s landing site, which is named after the late scientist.

It is a honor that even in his grave his presence is still being felt in the world of the living. Ray was an author as well, thus the new chapter is written for his remembrance. According to NASA, the honor was a dedication to the legacy of Ray and to the Mars Exploration as well.

The scientist died at the age of 91 living a big legacy behind. His first book was known as Martian Chronicles. It comprised of pictures made out of paintings of the human exploration of mars. The pictures were accompanied by some kind of stories that would help in supporting his claims.

His first book was published in 1950. It became a fond series of many and it adapted into video games and TV series. If he was living today he would be 92 years old but his legacy which is still being felt is expected to last for decades. Many reports say that his book has really inspired many and changed the lives of people as well.

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