Advanced Mars rover faces difficult challenges as launch approaches
Published 6/14/2011 at 4:22 p.m. 0 comments
NASA's next-generation rover to the surface of Mars, which is already overbudget and behind schedule, faces significant hurdles as it races to the launch pad for a November liftoff, an internal audit released Wednesday found.
- NASA Concludes Attempts To Contact Mars Rover Published 5/24/2011 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments
Spacecraft sees deep fractures on Mars
Published 5/6/2011 at 10:51 a.m. 1 comment
Newly released images from ESA’s Mars Express show Nili Fossae, a system of deep fractures around the giant Isidis impact basin. Some of these incisions into the martian crust are up to 500 m deep and probably formed at the ...
Dry ice lake suggests Mars once had a 'Dust Bowl'
Published 4/21/2011 at 5:09 p.m. 0 comments
"It was an unpleasant place to hang out," said researcher.
NASA spacecraft reveals dramatic changes in Mars' atmosphere
Published 4/21/2011 at 2:44 p.m. 0 comments
Process can affect the stability of liquid water if it exists on the Martian surface and increase the frequency and severity of Martian dust storms.
Roscosmos: Mars flight feasible after 2035
Published 4/14/2011 at 10:32 a.m. 0 comments
Spaceship will have a nuclear power propulsion unit.
Cosmonaut: World should unite to send manned flight to Mars
Published 4/13/2011 at 9:56 a.m. 0 comments
NASA plans to use ISS in preparation for flights to Mars
Published 4/8/2011 at 10:39 a.m. 0 comments
A manned mission to Mars is planned for the mid 2030s.
Russia speeds up moon, Mars plans as U.S. may cut spending
Published 4/7/2011 at 9:51 a.m. 0 comments
A moon base is planned by 2030.
After delay, NASA preparing Mars rover for launch
Published 4/4/2011 at 9:41 a.m. 0 comments
Curiosity is scheduled to launch in November.
Mars rover, no phone home after yearlong sleep
Published 3/29/2011 at 10:53 a.m. 0 comments
NASA will scale back efforts to communicate if there's still no contact in the next month.
James Cameron's 3-D camera gets bumped from Mars flight
Published 3/27/2011 at 8:42 a.m. 0 comments
Filmmaker James Cameron had been building a 3-D camera for Mars rover Curiosity, but for this mission we won't be needing the 3-D glasses.
Lockheed Martin shows test spaceship first designed to take humans to the moon
Published 3/22/2011 at 1:43 p.m. 0 comments
Company wants to take humans to the moons of Mars and asteroids eventually.
Mock Mars mission simulates landing on Red Planet
Published 2/16/2011 at 1:58 p.m. 0 comments
After 257 days in a locked, windowless steel capsule, researchers on a mock trip to Mars ventured from their cramped quarters in heavy space suits Monday, trudging into a sand-covered room to plant flags on a simulated Red Planet.
Silica on a Mars volcano tells of wet and cozy past
Published 2/10/2011 at 1:14 p.m. 0 comments
Light-colored mounds of a mineral deposited on a volcanic cone more than three billion years ago may preserve evidence of one of the most recent habitable microenvironments on Mars.
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