Showing posts with label Mars. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Mars. Show all posts

Friday, June 08, 2018

NASA says its rover found organic substances on Mars

Curiosity rover
NASA’s Curiosity rover has found traces of organic substances on Mars, but their source is yet to be established, NASA experts said at a news conference broadcast live on the agency’s website.

Saturday, May 05, 2018

NASA launches Mars-bound spacecraft to study quakes

NASA launches Mars-bound spacecraft
NASA has launched its latest mission to Mars, with its first lander designed entirely for exploring the deep interior of the red planet having taken off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California this afternoon.

Friday, December 29, 2017

China to build Mars village in Qinghai Province

China to build Mars village
China is building a village simulating the environmental conditions on Mars, in northwest China's Qinghai Province.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Trump signs directive sending US astronauts back to moon and eventually Mars

Trump signs directive
US President Donald Trump on Monday signed his administration's first space policy directive, formally directing the US space agency NASA to send astronauts back to the moon and eventually Mars.

Sunday, October 01, 2017

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Indian Mars probe celebrates 1,000 days in orbit

The Indian Mars Orbiter Mission, also known as Mangalyaan, has completed 1,000 earth days in orbit around the Red Planet, exceeding all expectations of the low-cost mission, which was originally designed to last only six months.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter finds Schiaparelli crash site

New images captured by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter appear to show where ESA's Schiaparelli lander crashed onto the Red Planet's surface.

Monday, October 17, 2016

ExoMars landing module separates from orbiter while approaching Red Planet

The Russian-European interplanetary station ExoMars has separated into the Schiaparelli landing demonstrator module and the Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) as it approached the Red Planet, the European Space Agency (ESA) said on Sunday.

Saturday, July 16, 2016

NASA says ready to build Mars 2020 rover

U.S. space agency NASA said Friday it's ready to begin final design and construction of its next Mars rover, which is set to look for evidence of past life on the Red Planet.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Video: NASA Tests Mars Rocket Booster. Manned trips to Mars could start sometime in the 2030's

A powerful new rocket booster intended one day to take humans to Mars was successfully test fired Tuesday at a facility in Utah, NASA said.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Curiosity rover analysis suggests Mars has oxygen-rich history

Analysis of rocks and sand by NASA's Mars rover Curiosity suggests Mars was once much more like Earth than previously thought.

China enters new space era. New generation of rockets to boost space ambition

A re-entry module that was aboard the new Long March-7 rocket touched down successfully on Sunday afternoon in North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. The rocket blasted off from the Wenchang Satellite Launch Center in South China's Hainan Province on Saturday. Photo: CFP

Thursday, June 16, 2016

ExoMars sends first image of Red Planet — European Space Agency

The camera of the Russian-European inter-planetary space probe ExoMars has captured the first image of the Red Planet, where it is scheduled to arrive in October, the European Space Agency said.

Monday, May 02, 2016

Second stage of ExoMars project postponed to 2020 — Roscosmos

The second stage of ExoMars, a joint project of Russia’s Roscosmos State Corporation and the European Space Agency (ESA), has been postponed from 2018 to 2020, the corporation has said.

Saturday, April 09, 2016

MAVEN: Solar flares destroyed Martian atmosphere, how prepared are we?

A recent NASA study has revealed that massive solar storms stripped Mars of its atmosphere. Now, scientists have issued a warning that we need to do more to be prepared for such a "low probability but high-impact event" striking Earth.

Monday, March 14, 2016

Mars mission seeks to answer question of life on red planet

A European and Russian spacecraft has set off for Mars this morning on a mission aimed at determining one of science's great unanswered questions - whether or not there is life on the red planet.

Friday, October 09, 2015

Study Describes Ancient Deltas, Lakes on Mars

Recent studies of the history of water on Mars indicate that the planet has a much wetter past than previously thought.

Monday, September 28, 2015

Friday, January 16, 2015

Missing spacecraft discovered on Mars 11 years later

Britain's "Beagle 2" spacecraft, once dubbed "a heroic failure" by the nation's Astronomer Royal, was re-branded "a great success" on Friday for being found on Mars 11 years after it was originally launched in 2003.

Monday, December 01, 2014

Eco Geo Flash News - (December 2014 -b)


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NASA is ready to launch the most ambitious test flight in decades as its unmanned capsule Orion is all set for a two-orbit, 4.5-hour trip. With favorable weather forecast, NASA hopes the test flight will bring it one step closer to a Mars journey...

The mission plans to reach an altitude of 3,600 miles from Earth, the farthest space mission since the Apollo 17 trip to the moon in 1972.

The capsule is scheduled to be launched using a Delta IV Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Space Launch Complex...................Orion’s first flight

(December 2014 -a)

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