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  • The imperator of Mars

    The imperator of Mars

    In the meantime, Elon Musk’s blue bird would keep tweeting about a crypto colony on the Red Planet.

    July 26, 2021
  • NASA’s Insight lander has revealed deep interiors of the Red Planet

    NASA’s Insight lander has revealed deep interiors of the Red Planet

    InSight scientists spend much of their time searching for bursts of vibration in seismograms, where the tiniest wiggle on a line can represent a quake or, for that matter, noise created by wind.

    July 25, 2021
  • Signal, Spectacular

    Signal, Spectacular

    Landing on Mars has always been a daunting challenge but China would have had confidence going into the procedure not the least in view of the competence it has shown in its space endeavours.

    May 22, 2021
  • China names first Mars rover ‘Zhurong’

    China names first Mars rover ‘Zhurong’

    China launched its Mars probe -- Tianwen-1 -- on July 23, last year. The spacecraft, consisting of an orbiter, a lander and a rover, entered the parking orbit of Mars on February 24 this year..

    April 26, 2021
  • Mars did not dry up all at once, says study

    Mars did not dry up all at once, says study

    "A primary goal of the Curiosity mission was to study the transition between the habitable environment of the past, to the dry and cold climate that Mars has now,"

    April 12, 2021
  • Mars water still trapped underground: Study

    Mars water still trapped underground: Study

    The research team from California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) found that around four billion years ago, Mars was home to enough water to have covered the whole planet in an ocean about 100 to 1,500 metres deep; a volume roughly equivalent to half of Earth's Atlantic Ocean.

    March 17, 2021
  • NASA names Mars rover touchdown site after Octavia Butler

    NASA names Mars rover touchdown site after Octavia Butler

    A key objective for Perseverance's mission on Mars is astrobiology, including the search for signs of ancient microbial life.

    March 8, 2021
  • NASA rover sends 1st colour images of Mars, a selfie too

    NASA rover sends 1st colour images of Mars, a selfie too

    In the following weeks, Perseverance will test its robotic arm and take its first, short drive.

    February 20, 2021
  • Hunger Myths

    Hunger Myths

    There is a knotty problem of defining hunger, subjectively and objectively, and differentiating it from starvation on the one hand and malnutrition on the other. Hunger literally means the physiological desire to consume food. But this subjective definition does not lead automatically to an understanding of the extent of food deprivation.

    August 23, 2020
  • First person on Mars likely to be woman: NASA

    First person on Mars likely to be woman: NASA

    NASA will also have its first all-female spacewalk at the end of the month, when astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Koch will get to float around in space.

    March 13, 2019
  • Listen | NASA releases first ‘voices’ captured in Mars and this is how it sounds like

    Listen | NASA releases first ‘voices’ captured in Mars and this is how it sounds like

    Two sensors picked up the vibrations: an air pressure sensor inside the lander and a seismometer on the lander’s deck, awaiting to be deployed to the surface by InSight’s robotic arm.

    December 8, 2018
  • NASA eyes return to Moon, to announce partnerships with US companies

    NASA eyes return to Moon, to announce partnerships with US companies

    Working with US companies is the next step to achieving long-term scientific study and human exploration of the Moon and Mars, NASA said in a statement on Tuesday. 

    November 28, 2018
  • NASA InSight: Figuring out a connection

    NASA InSight: Figuring out a connection

    A close look at Mars may tell us a lot about Earth and help find the directions required to design future experiments and missions to the Red Planet.

    November 28, 2018
  • InSight catching rays on Mars: NASA

    InSight catching rays on Mars: NASA

    NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft, that is currently orbiting the Red Planet, relayed the signals.

    November 27, 2018
  • SpaceX CEO Elon Musk plans to go to Mars despite ‘good chance’ of death

    SpaceX CEO Elon Musk plans to go to Mars despite ‘good chance’ of death

    Musk's spaceship designed for interplanetary travel 'Starship' is a fully reusable vehicle designed to take humans and supplies to Mars and also to dramatically cut travel time within Earth.

    November 26, 2018
  • MARS second season on National Geographic showcases how mankind will live on the Red Planet

    MARS second season on National Geographic showcases how mankind will live on the Red Planet

    Season 2 of National Geographic’s series MARS –returns with a six-episode arc continuing in last season’s unique hybrid format: alternating scripted and documentary sequences to predict what life will be like on the Red Planet forecasted by what’s happening today on Earth.

    November 8, 2018
  • NASA Curiosity rover completes 6 years on Mars

    NASA Curiosity rover completes 6 years on Mars

    Curiosity, which landed on Mars in 2012, was designed to assess whether Mars ever had an environment able to support small life forms called microbes.

    August 6, 2018