#Mars

Space Milestone to look forward to this year

3 months ago — Deep Dive

Space missions to look forward to in 2020 Last year was an excellent year for space exploration, with the icing on the Christmas cake the first ever image acquired of...

Life on Mars? Europe commits to groundbreaking mission to bring back rocks to Earth

4 months ago — Deep Dive

It will be one of the most daunting, complicated and, potentially, scientifically rewarding missions ever undertaken to the red planet. Ministers at a recent meeting of the European Space Agency...

NASA’s recordings of ‘marsquakes’ let us listen to the martian heartbeat

5 months ago — Deep Dive

Red planet rumbles Thanks to the audio recordings of distant rumblings on Mars released this week by NASA, we finally know what the red planet sounds like. NASA’s InSight lander...

What we could discover with NASA’s new Dragonfly mission?

9 months ago — Quick Read

Flying on Saturn’s moon Titan Artist’s impression of the Dragonfly landing. NASA Christian Schroeder, University of Stirling Flying on other worlds is the next leap in the exploration of our...

Methane on Mars: a new discovery or just hot air?

1 year ago — Quick Read

The discovery of life on Mars would get pretty much everyone excited. The scientists hunting for it would probably be happy no matter what the outcome of their search –...

Nasa confirms Opportunity mission is at an end

1 year ago — Long Read

Yesterday (Wednesday 13th February 2019) Nasa officially declared that the 15-year mission of the Mars Opportunity rover is over. Opportunity's first self-portrait on Mars Opportunity, also known as MER-B (Mars...