Mars

United Arab Emirates Plans Probe to Mars for 2021

The United Arab Emirates, having already built the largest building on Earth, now take aim at Mars with a probe in 2021. Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the UAE and monarch of Dubai, stated that the Arab world is still ...

NASA Wants to Study Earth Plants on Mars

NASA is eying manned missions to Mars and even exploring options for permanent outposts on the Moon. But before establishing extraterrestrial colonies, NASA wants to study plants on Mars to get a better sense of how Earth life handles the ...

NASA Reveals Its New Futuristic Spacesuit Prototype

NASA unveiled the newest prototype in its next-generation Z-series spacesuit platform on April 30, 2014. In March, the space organization asked the public to vote on the exterior design for its prototype Z-2 spacesuit. Voters were presented with ...

NASA’s Opportunity Gets Photobombed by Mystery Rock on Mars

Originally destined for a mission of just under 100 days, Mars rover Opportunity has continued to roam the red planet, stunning scientists at NASA with its longevity and amazing discoveries. Opportunity celebrates ten years of exploration on ...

Ten Years of Exploring the Surface of Mars

It seems like just yesterday when NASA landed its twin robotic rovers on Mars, but in reality we’ve been exploring the surface of the red planet for ten years now. The findings of the NASA’s two robotic rovers – Spirit and ...

Ancient Lake Found on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity Rover has made another historic discovery, evidence of a freshwater lake on the planet’s surface.  According to John P. Grotzinger, project scientist at California Institute of Technology, the water may have even ...

Look Out Mars, Here We Come!

Are Humans getting ready for a manned trip to the Red Planet? Mars, our nearest and most similar celestial neighbor, has long been a source of mystery for human beings. First observed by early Egyptian astronomers, the planet has been studied by ...