by Gavin Hanson A “curious” plume-shaped cloud that appeared near Mars’s equator is growing and now casts a long trail from an alien volcano, Oct. 10 photographs from the European Space Agency (ESA) show. (Article Continues Below Advertisement) Photos from the ESA’s Mars Express Orbiter show a cloud extending from behind a massive Martian volcano named Arsia Mons.
InSight, the first planetary mission to take off from the West Coast, launched at 4:05 a.m. PDT (7:05 a.m. EDT) from Space Launch Complex-3 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket. The rocket is on its way, carrying NASA’s Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and
NASA / Associated Press by Nate Church16 Apr 20180 16 Apr, 201816 Apr, 2018 NASA has granted funding to a plan that will send bee-like aerial drones to explore the vast surface of Mars. The “Innovative Advanced Concepts” program chooses a few such projects to support every year. 2018 has introduced $125,000 worth of official support
by Nate Church15 Mar 20180 15 Mar, 201815 Mar, 2018 According to the President Vladimir Putin, Russia will beat NASA to Mars with a mission launching in 2019. In a documentary on the president, hosted by reporter and re-election campaign spokesman Andrey Kondrashov, Putin said, “We are planning unmanned and later manned launches, into deep