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NASA launches ‘flying saucer’ to test Mars landing tech

The space agency launched its Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) test vehicle Saturday from the US Navy’s Pacific Missile Range Facility.

India's Mission to Mars inching closer to take off,preparations in full swing

If successful,ISRO will be the fourth space agency to carry out an expedition to the Red planet.


NASA mission envisions Mars as beautiful ocean world

NASA's Mars mission will investigate dramatic climate change that took place on Mars.

The late beginner advantage

The Mars mission is a technology demonstrator that will be important in planning Isro’s future missions

Third orbit raising manoeuvre successful,2 more to go

ISRO aims to conduct three more orbit raising moves before the spacecraft leaves its Earth orbit.

Life on Mars? ISRO begins countdown to find answers

A methane sensor,one of five payloads onboard the spacecraft,would look to detect presence of the gas.


To know answer about life on Mars,ISRO orbiter to sniff for methane

India's upcoming Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) seeks to reveal whether there is methane.

Over 20,000 Indians want to settle on Mars

Mars One will establish a permanent human settlement on the Red Planet in 2023 and is in the process of selecting people to live there.

NASA evaluates four sites for 2016 Mars mission

Mission will touch down at one of four sites selected in August from a field of 22 candidates.

100,000 people apply to go to Mars and not return

Application process specifies anyone 18 or older may apply,but fee depends on a user's nationality.