17July2019

Mission to colonise Mars

Mission to colonise Mars: ‘Columbus didn’t wait; nor should we’ In 2022 four astronauts, picked from tens of thousands of applicants, will jet off on a one-way mission to Mars as part of the world’s most expensive reality [...]

Innovative Mars rover camera could help NASA robots explore solo

Every second that a NASA rover roams across the surface of Mars is extremely expensive. With millions or perhaps billions of dollars of technology on the Red Planet – controlled by people on Earth who require salaries to eat and facilities [...]

Curiosity takes its longest drive on Mars yet

NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has made its longest Martian drive yet as it trucks along on the Red Planet. NASA / JPL-Caltech / MSSS An outcrop visible as light-toned streaks in the lower center of this image has been chosen as a place [...]

Mars One mission: 200,000 volunteers apply for one-way trip!

Mission to colonize Mars: ‘Columbus didn’t wait; nor should we’ In 2022 four astronauts, picked from tens of thousands of applicants, will jet off on a one-way mission to Mars as part of the world’s most expensive reality [...]

India’s Mars Mission

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Mangalyaan, India’s Mars Orbiter Mission

Summary: Mars mission is a month away Mangalyaan is a Sanskrit: word which means Mars-craft in Hindi The Mangalyaan mission is a planned Mars orbiter to be launched in November 2013 by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). Spacecraft, [...]

Earth’s Largest Volcano Discovered

SUMMARY The entirety of Tamu Massif is bigger than the British Isles or New Mexico. Tamu is 400 miles wide but only about 2.5 miles tall. It erupted for a few million years during the early Cretaceous period, about 144 million years ago, and [...]

New Private Rocket Launches Into Orbit On Maiden Voyage

A new commercial U.S. rocket soared into the Virginia sky Sunday  (April 21) on a debut flight that paves the way for eventual cargo flights to the International Space Station for NASA. The third try was the charm for the private Antares rocket, [...]

In PHOTOS: On the surface of Mars

Image: NASA’s Phoenix Mars Lander’s Surface Stereo Imager shows two trenches dug by Phoenix’s Robotic Arm Photographs: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona NASA’s new rover blasted off for an eight-month, 570 million-km [...]

Mars ‘has life’s building blocks’

New evidence from meteorites suggests that the basic building blocks of life are present on Mars. The study found that carbon present in 10 meteorites, spanning more than four billion years of Martian history, came from the planet and was not [...]