Go over to SpaceDaily to find out.
Really, there are some astounding - and worrying - parallels.
While we're on matters Spacey, Samizdata.net has a picture-filled post on the Mars Landers that (hopefully) will soon be busy exploring the Red Planet.
Finally, the Rocket Man talks about Incremental Development in the context of Space Travel. As Incremental Development has been the tool of choice for making complex Software Systems since the year dot, I think he´s right on target.