A New Way to Prepare Samples of Mars for Return to the Earth

Posted in Science on 27th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

Mars 2020, NASAs next and yet-to-be-named Mars rover, will be the first mission to collect and prepare samples of the martian surface for return to Earth.

Is NASA planning to 'terraform' part of the moon? Not quite

Posted in Science on 9th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

Our moon has a lot of frozen water ice, and NASA scientists are trying to figure out how to mine it for use on spacecraft missions.

XPRIZE Contender Astrobotic Strives To Be FedEx To The Moon

Posted in Science on 20th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

Astrobotic Technology, a leading Google Lunar XPRIZE competitor, is setting up to become the first delivery service to the Moon.

Evidence of liquid water found on Mars

Posted in Science on 14th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

Mars should be too cold to support liquid water at the surface, but salts in the soil lower its freezing point, allowing brine to form.

Innovators from around the globe are going for the moon

Posted in Science on 27th Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

Five teams competing for the $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE have just been awarded a combined $5.25 million for meeting significant milestones.