Europe and Russia delay ExoMars rover project to 2020

Posted in Science on 4th May, 2016
by Alex Muller

The aim of the mission is to land a rover on the Red Planet. Capable of drilling up to 2m below the surface, it would search for signs of past or present life.

2020 is set to be the biggest year yet for Mars exploration

Posted in Science on 26th Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

The United States, China, the United Arab Emirates, Europe and Russia all have planned Mars missions that are scheduled to launch, or likely to launch, in that year.

European-Russian spacecraft heads out in search for life on Mars

Posted in Science on 14th Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

Europe and Russia launched a spacecraft on Monday in a joint mission to sniff out signs of life on Mars and bring humans closer to flying to the planet themselves.

Why Europe's New Mission to Mars is Such a Big Deal

Posted in Science on 12th Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

Early next week, the ExoMars mission launches with the goal of discovering signs of life on the Red Planet.

Russia plans manned mission to Moon and Moon base for around 2030

Posted in Science on 3rd Dec, 2015
by Alex Muller

Russia is planning manned missions to the Moon that will require from 4 to 6 launches of the Angara-A5V heavy-lift carrier rocket.