NTS and NASA

 

 National Trust for Scotland (NTS) sent a mischievous request to NASA for allowing the trust and its members to have free parking on some locations of Mars. NTS wrote a letter to the World’s most revered Space Agency in response to the nomenclature done for geological places on the red planet. There are certain places on Mars which are a property of NTS – Torridon for instance. NASA has named these places in Scottish language only, but a weird request was sent since NTS has the right to visit these places for free. Whatever the matter was, a request to provide free parking on Mars where the names of locations are from the Scottish language was sent to NASA.

 Some of the names for the locations on Mars were suggested by Prof Linda Kah, of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. She was actively involved in the exploration done by Curiosity rover, hence, was given an opportunity to name an