New Hubble photos of Pluto show a surface that appears red and yellow in places, with a mysterious bright spot near the equator. Scientists speculate that the bright area may be caused by carbon monoxide frost. More at Space.com.
Captain Randy Cramer claims to be an officer who has been given authorization to address the public on behalf of a covert "special section" of the United States Marine Corps. He joined guest host Jimmy Church (email) to discuss his 17-year tour of duty off-world on Mars, and his years serving aboard a secret space fleet.