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I'm a librarian who loves anime, manga, and reading a wide variety of genres.

Currently reading

To Terminator, With Love
Wes Kennedy
Progress: 19 %
Book, Line and Sinker
Jenn McKinlay
Progress: 91/274 pages
Princess Prince
Tomoko Taniguchi
Progress: 310/336 pages
Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness
Peter Godfrey-Smith
Progress: 41/255 pages
A Rational Arrangement
L. Rowyn
Progress: 179/537 pages
FREE: Locke & Key
Tatiana Maslany, Audible Studios, Joe Hill, Gabriel Rodríguez, Kate Mulgrew, Haley Joel Osment, Full Cast
Progress: 91/806 minutes

Reading progress update: I've listened 105 out of 463 minutes.

Mars Rover Curiosity: An Inside Account from Curiosity's Chief Engineer - Rob Manning, Inc. Blackstone Audio,  Inc., William L. Simon, Bronson Pinchot

I've decided to switch to this audiobook for a while. The bit I'm at right now is covering the difficulties involved in figuring out how to land a larger rover, so this pic is really helpful for context:

 

Courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech - more pictures here

 

That's the flight spare for Sojourner (1997) in front, a test rover version of Spirit and Opportunity (2004) on the left, and a test rover the same size as Curiosity (2012) on the right.