Posted by: Duncan Idaho in Science and Technology November 26, 2018 See inside mission control at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory as signals return from the InSight mission as it lands on Mars. Landing commentary includes interviews with team members. The InSight probe spent seven months on its journey from Earth and today it will
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