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Mars mission


Special kinds of rocks on Mars hints at violent volcanic eruptions: Study

May 02, 2022 8:02 pm

Researchers have determined that the olivine-rich bedrock in the Gusev crater and in and around the Jezero crater on Mars may be a special type of rock called “ignimbrite”, which forms due to violent volcanic eruptions.

Yearender 2021: Space tourism, Mars decoded, a Webb(ed) Christmas gift, and more

December 30, 2021 8:24 pm

It's been a year of astronomical achievements. Here is proof.

How to build a nuclear reactor on the Moon? NASA invites ideas for Artemis missions

November 22, 2021 8:05 pm

The agency requires the system to work from the deck of a lunar lander or a rover and provide at least 40 kilowatts of power.

UAE to launch probe targeting asteroid between Mars, Jupiter

October 05, 2021 6:29 pm

The project targets a 2028 launch with a landing in 2033, a five-year journey in which the spacecraft will travel some 3.6 billion kilometers.

For India hand behind Mars landing, it started with Star Trek

February 25, 2021 7:04 am

She led the team that developed a technology called 'Attitude Control System Terrain Relative Navigation’, which helped the rover land accurately at the calculated spot.

NASA's Perseverance is a step in humanity’s pursuit of understanding cosmos and our place in it

February 24, 2021 8:55 am

Finding life at another place in the universe might just make us a little more humble when it comes to treating Nature as our exclusive domain.

Mars mission inspires growing fan base back in China

February 12, 2021 11:34 am

China is falling in love with space, inspired by the ruling Communist Party’s increasingly ambitious plans over the past two decades to launch humans into orbit and explore the moon and Mars.

Uncrewed Chinese spacecraft successfully enters Mars orbit

February 11, 2021 3:48 pm

In May or June, the Tianwen-1 will attempt to land a capsule carrying a 240-kg rover in a rapid seven-minute descent onto a massive plain in the northern hemisphere of Mars known as Utopia Planitia.

UAE's historic Hope Mars Mission: All you need to know

July 15, 2020 4:32 pm

The objective of the Hope Mars mission is to collect data on the Martian atmosphere by studying the different layers of the atmosphere in different seasons.

ESA's ExoMars programme to search for existence of alien life on Mars

August 24, 2019 9:13 am

The ExoMars programme, which is a joint venture between the European Space Agency (ESA) and Roscosmos, is expected to launch sometime in between July 26-August 13, 2020. The programme's Rosalind Franklin rover will primarily search for the existence of alien life on the red planet.


2nd anniversary of the Mars mission launch: Here's how Mars looks like from Mangalyaan

November 05, 2015 9:31 pm

As we celebrate two years of the Mars Orbiter Mission's launch, take a look at some of the photos sent across by the mission.