Mars

July 10, 2020

The Mission of Mars Rover 2020 – A Quick Review

The moon landing marked a significant era of humankind. Before that, the idea of experiencing life out of our planet Earth was just a fantastic plot […]
May 24, 2020

On the Moon, Astronaut Pee Will Be a Hot Commodity

Urine can be used for landing pads, gardens, and drinking water. But will there be enough to go around? EVER SINCE PRESIDENT Donald Trump directed NASA to get […]
April 25, 2020

China’s Mars mission named Tianwen-1, appears on track for July launch

HELSINKI — China has named its first independent interplanetary mission Tianwen-1, with the combined Mars orbiter and rover spacecraft apparently proceeding towards launch in July. The […]
April 20, 2020

UAE Mars mission to ship to launch site

WASHINGTON — A Mars orbiter developed by the United Arab Emirates will ship to its launch site in Japan this week, its launch preparations affected by […]
April 16, 2020

Mars 2020 remains on track for July launch

WASHINGTON — NASA’s Mars 2020 rover mission, one of the agency’s highest priorities during the coronavirus pandemic, remains on schedule for a launch in mid-July, officials […]
March 12, 2020

China’s Mars mission likely still on track for July launch despite coronavirus outbreak

China’s first interplanetary mission still seems poised for liftoff this July. China is planning to launch its first solo interplanetary mission in July, but the new coronavirus has […]
March 6, 2020

Nasa’s next Mars rover will be called Perseverance

The American space agency has a new name for the rover it will be sending to the Red Planet this summer. To date, the project has […]
March 4, 2020

NASA will reveal the new name of its Mars 2020 rover on Thursday

Sorry, “Rover McRoverface” is not among the nine finalists. We won’t have to call NASA’s next Red Planet rover “Mars 2020” for much longer. On Thursday […]
December 11, 2019

How NASA’s Next Mars Rover Will Hunt for Alien Life

The strategy involves matching geochemistry with structure. SAN FRANCISCO — Spotting signs of long-dead life is a tall order for a lonely robot on a faraway […]