planetary geology

Here’s a Strange Rock That Perseverance Shot With its Laser

Perseverance has been busy lately.  After testing its systems out, taking the first sound recording ever on the Red Planet,…

7 days ago

Curiosity Is Going To Spend Its Summer Driving Around a Dangerous Sandy Region on Mars

Do road trips actually require roads? Not if you’re NASA’s Curiosity rover, who is embarking on an extended 1 mile…

9 months ago

Sad About Pluto? How about 110 Planets in the Solar System Instead?

A new geophysical definition has been proposed by a team of planetary scientists, one which would result in a Solar…

4 years ago

Get That Geologist A Flight Suit!

Given the importance of geology to space exploration, the ESA is conducting multiple programs to make sure astronauts understand rocks!

5 years ago

New Crater Names Approved for Mercury’s South Pole & More

Move over, Tolkien & Tryggvadóttir. Yesterday, an announcement was made that the International Astronomical Union (IAU) approved proposed names for nine…

8 years ago