Mars

NASA Approves Rocket That Will Take Them To Mars

NASA has confirmed that their Space Launch System, an exploration class rocket, has been approved for development and will send us to Mars. This is the first time since NASA built the Space Shuttle that the organization has approved the ...

Visualizing NASA’s Next Mars Rover

The follow-up mission to NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity is currently in the planning stages. And NASA has released details on what to expect from the next-generation Martian science laboratory. NASA launched Curiosity into space in November of 2011 ...

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 ...