Mars

How Can Astronauts Maintain Their Bodies With Minimal Equipment?

Decades of research aboard the International Space Station (ISS) and other spacecraft in Low Earth Orbit (LEO) have shown that…

4 months ago

Odyssey Gives Us a Cool New View of Mars

Chances are that you've seen images of Earth from space, thanks to the astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS),…

5 months ago

A Tiny Quadcopter Could Gather Rocks for China’s Sample Return Mission

Space exploration is always changing. Before February 2021 there had never been a human made craft flying around in the…

5 months ago

NASA is Getting the Plutonium it Needs for Future Missions

The Department of Energy just delivered a shipment plutonium that NASA will turn into radioisotope thermoelectric generators (RTGs) for future…

5 months ago

SpaceX Tested Its Starship Again. Successful Launch But Both Vehicles Were Destroyed

SpaceX has completed its second orbital launch test; and once again, the results were a bit mixed!

5 months ago

Martian Green Nightglow Seen for the First Time

The ESA's ExoMars mission just observed nightglow in Mars' atmosphere, a phenomenon that also happens on Earth.

5 months ago

A Comprehensive Blueprint for the Settlement of Mars

A new study considers all the challenges, benefits, and necessary steps for settling Mars.

6 months ago

Perseverance Watches a Dust Devil Whirl Past

The Perseverance rover captured images of a dust devil on Mars, which were used to create this video.

6 months ago

Ancient Cracked Mud Found on Mars

A recent study published in Nature examines how mud cracks observed on Mars by NASA’s Curiosity rover could provide insight…

8 months ago

Over 100 Million Years Ago, Olympus Mons Had a Massive Landslide

While the surface of Mars looks relatively unchanging now, it wasn’t always so. The tallest mountain in the Solar System…

8 months ago