Missions to Mars

Rovers Will be Starting to Make Their Own Decisions About Where to Search for Life

We all know how exploration by rover works. The rover is directed to a location and told to take a…

1 month ago

There’s the Curiosity Rover, On the Move, Seen from Space

If the Curiosity rover was paranoid, would it feel like it was being watched? Well, it is being watched, by…

10 months ago

This is What the Ground Looked Like After InSight Landed on Mars

When InSight landed on Mars on Nov. 26th, 2018, it deployed a parachute to slow its descent through the thin…

1 year ago

Land Heavier Payloads on Mars. Aim for the Ground and Then Pull up at the Last Moment

A team of researchers has devised a new strategy for landing heavier craft on Mars, which could allow for crewed…

1 year ago