Mars

Nasa’s Mars 2020 Rover Passes Its Tests With Flying Colors

The Mars 2020 rover team has been undertaking a series of tests to see if the craft will be able to launch, navigate, and land on the Red Planet. Called Systems Test 1, or ST1, these tests represent the first test drive of the new rover. The post...
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2020 Mars Helicopter Could Open Alien Skies To Exploration

A few brief hops in the Martian air two years from now could open alien worlds to an entirely new kind of exploration.
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Shaking Aspen Leaves Could Extend Life Of Future Mars Rovers

Tech on Mars apparently needs some help from Mother Nature. Scientists are using aspen leaf motion as inspiration for a backup power source for rovers.        
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Scientists Use Drone To Map Icelandic Cave In Preparation For Mars Exploration

Researchers from the SETI Institute and Astrobotic Technology have demonstrated a way that astronauts may be able to map Martian caves using a Lidar-equipped drone that can travel autonomously without GPS. The post Scientists use drone to map...
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Engineers Still Studying Problem With Insight Heat Flow Probe

Engineers are still trying to understand why one of the main instruments on NASA's InSight Mars lander is stuck just below the Martian surface.
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Nasa Mars Mission Update: Experts Believe Humans Will Reach Red Planet Soon

NASA has reached significant milestones for the past 40 years when it comes to its exploration of Planet Mars. The space agency has successfully sent probes and landers that covered the initial phase of knowing more about Earth’s neighbor. And...
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How To Watch Spacex Test Fire Its Starship 'hopper' - Cnet

A prototype of the spacecraft it wants to send to Mars could be started up for the first time as soon as Thursday.
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The Incredible Challenge Of Landing Heavy Payloads On Mars

It’s too bad Mars is such an interesting place, because it’s actually one of the most difficult places to visit in the Solar System, especially if you want to bring along a lot of luggage. That planet is a graveyard of missions that didn’t...
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Scientists Have Detected Baby Tremors For The First Time On Mars

The hypersensitive seismometer from NASA’s InSight lander has finally been placed on the surface of Mars.        
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Mars' Moon Gets Its Colors From Powder Flowing Across Its Surface

JAXA scientists found that Phobos’ strange, oval-shaped orbit drives the powder around, which hints at the moon’s mysterious origins.        
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Jeff Bezos Shows Off ‘nerdy’ Innovations At Annual Mars Conference

Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s CEO, is hosting his annual Mars Conference again, an invite-only event that showcases many “nerdy” innovations, including flying robots, electric multicopters, and rocket engines. The conference, which is...
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Elon Musk Just Revealed 5 Major Updates To Spacex's Mars Spaceship Project. Here's What We Learned.

Elon Musk has confirmed that SpaceX hopes to try "very short" launches or "hops" of a new spaceship prototype in Texas this week. Called the "Test Hopper," the vehicle is a prototype of a more advanced, 400-foot-tall launch system called Starship, wh
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Think Of The Closest Planet To Earth... Wrong! Think Again!

Earth is the third planet from the Sun, so our closest neighbor must be planet two or four, right?Wrong! Neither Venus nor Mars is the right answer. Three scientists ran the numbers. In this YouTube video, one of them explains why our nearest...
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Space Orbiter Spots 'hairy Blue Spider' On Mars

Bowie was right; there really is a "spider" from Mars.
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Rovers Learn New Gait To Avoid Getting Stuck In The Sand On Other Worlds

Rovers, whatever world they're designed to explore, tend to work like little cars, but that can leave them vulnerable to getting stuck, as Spirit infamously did on Mars.
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Humans Should Think About Settling On Saturn’s Moon, Titan, Says Nasa Scientist

Forget the moon and Mars. In the event that Earth should become uninhabitable, humanity might consider making a new home on Saturn’s moon, Titan, says NASA scientist Janelle Wellons. As former engineer for the Cassini mission, which studied...
Related topics: Saturn, Moon, Space, NASA, Cassini–Huygens Spacecarft

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Esa/roscosmos Spacecraft Sends Its First Photos Of Mars Surface

The orbiter is tasked with examining methane sources on Mars, which may or may not be a product of biological activity on the red planet.
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Esa Space Orbiter Detects ‘hairy Blue Spider’ On Mars

Watch out: A European Space Agency (ESA) space orbiter recently spotted a “hairy blue spider” on Mars, and its massive, “eight-legged frame” appears to be sprawled across the Red Planet. The strange sight, […] The post...
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Exomars Space Orbiter Witnesses 'dust Devil Frenzy' On Mars - Cnet

The spacecraft shares a bizarre view of Martian whirlwinds.
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