August 24, 2016

China unveils 2020 Mars mission probe and rover

China has given the world a first glimpse of its design for the space probe and rover it plans to use in its first mission to Mars. […]
September 22, 2014

We Made it to Mars Again! NASA's MAVEN Satellite Settles In

Just as hundreds of thousands of people protested political inaction on climate change on Earth, a satellite swung into orbit that should help explain why climate change happened […]
November 14, 2013

NASA Probe to Track Mars’s Missing Atmosphere

Lest we forget, getting to Mars is hard. Two thirds of the missions launched to the Red Planet never made it, and only the U.S., European Space Agency (ESA) […]
November 11, 2013

Mars spacecraft orbit-raising suffers a snag, but mission in 'good health'

CHENNAI: A halt in the flow of the liquid engine of India’s Mars orbiter mission on Monday slowed down the orbit-raising operation. The spacecraft, however, is in good health, Indian […]
November 7, 2013

Mars mission on track, spacecraft's orbit to be raised tomorrow

CHENNAI: A day after its successful launch, India’sMars Orbiter spacecraft was functioning smoothly in the Earth’s orbit and ready for orbit raising operations on Thursday. “Since its […]
November 5, 2013

India launches spacecraft to Mars

India has successfully launched a spacecraft to the Red Planet – with the aim of becoming the fourth space agency to reach Mars. The Mars Orbiter […]
November 4, 2013

So – you’re still interested in astronomy?

If you remember, last time we took a look at 10 things you might want to know about our Moon. This time, I thought it would […]
November 4, 2013

India vies to become fourth nation to reach Mars

NEW DELHI (AP) — India is aiming to join the world’s deep-space pioneers with a journey to Mars that it hopes will showcase its technological ability […]