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NASA scientists may have solved a vanishing methane mystery on Mars

Posted in Science on 3rd Jul, 2021
by Alex Muller

There is a hitherto unknown process at work in the Martian atmosphere that is destroying the methane quickly, before it can collect.

Plans for Nüwa, a Proposed City on Mars Built Inside a Giant Cliff

Posted in Featured, Reviews, Science on 5th Jun, 2021
by Alex Muller

Nuwa would be the capital in a design made up of five linked cities, each housing 200,000 to 250,000 people.

Could Life Be Hiding in Our Galaxy’s Ocean Worlds?

Posted in Science on 1st Apr, 2021
by Alex Muller

Scientists hope to send landers to these moons too and more directly sample the oceans below. And although detecting exomoons is still a challenge, more sensitive instruments and creative new methods may, in the future, yield insight into how frequently they occur and what they're made of.

Northrop Grumman commissioned to build the propulsion system for a Mars Ascent Vehicle

Posted in Hardware, Science on 6th Mar, 2021
by Alex Muller

This project will be the first to launch an orbital rocket from the surface of Mars.

Thinking about new rules for space exploration

Posted in Business, Science on 5th Mar, 2021
by Alex Muller

A new, modern treaty similar to the Outer Space Treaty would be a good starting point for ensuring harmony between nations, fair practices by companies, and the well-being of both space travelers and those of us who remain on Earth.