#Mars

Why are there so many Mars Missions blasting off this year?

2 months ago — Deep Dive

Mars 2020: the hunt for life on the red planet is about to get serious Illustration of NASA’s Perseverance rover on Mars. NASA/JPL-Caltech Next spring is going to be a...

Everything you need to know about the UAE Mars mission

2 months ago — Quick Read

UAE Mars mission: extraordinary feat shows how space exploration can benefit small nations The United Arab Emirates (UAE) successfully launched its Mars mission dubbed “Al Amal”, or “Hope”, from the...

NASA’s Mars Helicopter all set for Next Red Planet Mission

3 months ago — Long Read

Ingenuity, a small, autonomous rotorcraft, is set to travel with the American agency’s latest Mars mission scheduled to blast off later this month. A recent article in the New York...

Space Milestone to look forward to this year

9 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

10 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

11 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...