Saturday morning astronomy news roundup

Number Five is alive! NASA’s rover, Curiosity, snaps selfies on Mars and looks reminiscent of a certain movie robot from the 1980s.

In other NASA photo news, the Cassini spacecraft, which has been studying the dickens out of Saturn for about 10 years, has snapped a lovely photo of Uranus offset by the rings of Saturn.

And, in even more NASA news, the space agency has unveiled its prototype design for the Mars mission spacesuits. The Z-2, as the suit is called, will include parts that are made in 3-D printers. The first design, the Z-1, looked like something Buzz Lightyear would wear. The Z-2, however, looks kind of TRON-ish with its luminescent design.

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