France and India To Jointly Explore Mars And Venus

Posted in Science on 1st Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

France and India will put a lander on Mars in a bid to explore the planet, according to the chief of the French space agency.

New Horizons changes course for next deep-space rendezvous

Posted in Science on 24th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

The New Horizons deep-space probe aims to rendezvous with a Kuiper Belt object one billion miles beyond Pluto in 2019.

Pluto revealed at last

Posted in Science on 15th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

The New Horizons probe has reached Pluto after a multi-billion-km flight across the Solar System lasting nine and a half years.

Japan wants to dig up the dirt on Martian moons

Posted in Science on 13th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

JAXA thinks the mission could launch by 2022. If it gets off the ground, the spacecraft would be the first to land on a Martian moon.

Lockheed Martin begins Insight Mars lander final assembly

Posted in Science on 22nd Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

Scheduled to launch in 2016, the unmanned InSight probe will be the first deep-drilling mission sent to the Red Planet.