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Red planet

Jul 14, 2020 11:27
Amiri expressed her nervousness and said that team has invested more than six years into the mission that primarily aims to find out more about the Red Planet. read more
Jul 14, 2020 09:00
A rocket carrying the unmanned spacecraft is due to take off from Japan’s remote Tanegashima Space Center at 5:51 am local time although poor weather could delay lift-off until later in a launch window that runs until August 13. read more
Mar 04, 2020 09:42
Martian pits appear to be “relatively good candidates” to contain life as they have interior caves that remain “relatively protected” from the planet’s harsh surface, NASA said in its blog. read more
Jan 18, 2020 13:27
Throwing more details about his Starship programme, Musk said the rocket would carry many megatons of cargo per year to the Red Planet to prepare Mars for a human presence by mid-century. read more
Aug 14, 2019 10:10
With its black basalt sand, wind-swept dunes and craggy peaks, the Lambahraun lava field at the foot of Iceland’s second biggest glacier, Langjokull, was chosen as a stand-in for the Red Planet’s surface. read more
May 30, 2019 13:58
The bacterium that controls the formation pasta-like rocks be the most obvious sign of life on Mars. read more
May 23, 2019 05:39
Souvenir boarding passes will display names submitted by the people which will also be on microchips aboard the Mars 2020 rover, NASA said in a statement on late Tuesday. read more
Feb 07, 2019 20:51
It has been over a month since engineers have heard from MarCO, which followed NASA’s InSight to the Red Planet. At this time, the mission team considers it unlikely they will be heard from again. read more
Dec 08, 2018 07:40
The strong gusts of wind, blowing between 10 to 15 mph (five to seven meters a second), were captured as they moved over the solar panels on InSight, an unmanned lander that touched down on Earth’s dusty, desolate neighbour November 26. read more
Dec 01, 2018 12:19
The USD 993 million lander arrived Monday at its target, a lava plain named Elysium Planitia, for a two-year mission aimed at better understanding how Earth’s neighboring planet formed. read more
Nov 27, 2018 07:28
InSight’s primary instrument is a French-built seismometer, designed to record the slightest vibrations from “marsquakes” and meteor impacts around the planet. The device is so sensitive it can measure a seismic wave just one half the radius of a hydrogen... read more
Nov 20, 2018 13:38
NASA’s Mars 2020 rover will not only seek signs of ancient habitable conditions -- and past microbial life -- but the rover also will collect rock and soil samples and store them in a cache on the planet’s surface read more
Nov 14, 2018 09:48
Deadly radiation from cosmos, potential vision loss and atrophying bones are just some of the challenges scientists must overcome before any future astronaut can set foot on Mars, experts and top NASA officials said. read more
Sep 22, 2018 13:57
The Mars 2020 rover mission addresses high-priority science goals for Mars, including key questions about the potential for life on the Red Planet. read more
Sep 03, 2018 10:37
The CO2 Conversion Challenge asks individuals, teams and organisations to design and develop technology that has the potential to be useful on Mars and on Earth. read more