Rosalind Franklin rover

ESA Has a Playground for Mars Rovers to Learn how to Explore the Red Planet

NASA makes successful rover missions seem mundane. Spirit and Opportunity were wildly successful, and Curiosity and Perseverance would both be…

12 months ago

ExoMars is Back on Track for Mars in 2028

The ExoMars Rover mission is back on track for its mission to Mars, but Russia won't be a part of…

1 year ago

The ExoMars Rover is Ready, now it Just Needs a new Ride to Mars

With the recent termination of cooperation between the ESA and Roscosmos, the Rosalind Franklin rover will need another way to…

2 years ago

There are Places Where Salty Water Could Emerge Onto the Surface of Mars

The existence of water on Mars is a contentious subject. We know there used to be water on the surface…

2 years ago

ExoMars Will be Drilling 1.7 Meters to Pull its Samples From Below the Surface of Mars

The ESA just finished testing the drill that will allow the Rosalind Franklin rover to search for signs of life…

3 years ago

The Surface of Mars Might Have Gotten an Acid Bath, Obscuring Evidence of Past Life

According to a recent study, the presence of acidic and alkali fluids on the surface of Mars mean that its…

4 years ago

Thanks to Cosmic Radiation, There Could be Life on Mars, Just a Couple of Meters Under the Surface

Remember back in 2008 when the Phoenix lander on Mars scraped away a few inches of rust-colored regolith to reveal…

4 years ago

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…

4 years ago

Spaceflight Stories Expected for 2020

The year 2020 is expected to be an exciting one for space exploration. Here are the top stories that are…

4 years ago

ExoMars Parachute Test Fails, for the Second Time

The ExoMars 2020 mission hit another snag recently when a high-altitude parachute test resulted in damage again to one of…

5 years ago