Mars

Setting a Date for Landing Humans on Mars

Posted in Science on 9th May, 2018
by Alex Muller

There's a lot of talk about going to the red planet. Some experts are saying the time has come to make a plan.

Nasa announces successful 'Kilopower' test of nuclear reactor for space

Posted in Hardware on 3rd May, 2018
by Alex Muller

The agency hopes that the breakthrough can allow future missions to the Mars and Moon to be powered with nuclear energy.

Europe's Mars rover takes shape

Posted in Science on 20th Apr, 2018
by Alex Muller

ESA member states will meet on 8 May for the Critical Design Review. This will consider every aspect of the venture and is really the last chance to change some aspect of the mission.

Bees on Mars: Nasa funds swarm of robotic insects for exploring Red Planet

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Apr, 2018
by Alex Muller

A swarm of robotic bees, nimble enough to fly across the surface of Mars and explore the Red Planets nooks and crannies, is being funded.

Russia will beat NASA to mars and find water on the moon, says Putin

Posted in Science on 16th Mar, 2018
by Alex Muller

Russia will launch a mission to Mars in 2019 which if successful would beat NASAs planned exploration of the red planet by a year.