When it comes to research in Delaware, the University of Delaware gets the lion's share of attention, but Delaware State University in Dover is working to build its reputation for quality research, and forget going global. DSU researchers are shooting for the stars.

 

DSU researchers will start getting data from Mars via NASA's Curiosity Rover which they will analyze at the optics lab on the Dover campus.  The Rover is expected to land on Mars in August.  You can follow its progress on this NASA website.

You can also see an animation of what the landing on Mars may look like through this NASA video: