NASA Curiosity rover has begun monitoring space radiation during its 8-month trip from Earth to Mars. The research will aid in planning for future human missions to the Red Planet.
Skywatcher Ralf Vandebergh used a 10-inch telescope and a video camera to spot the Russian Phobos-Grunt spacecraft on November 29.
NASA newest Mars rover, the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity, launched toward the Red Planet on November 26 at 10:02 a.m. EST (1502 GMT). The car-size spacecraft is the largest, most ambitious rover ever bound for Mars.
NASA have to launch its next Mars rover this week, a 1-ton robotic beast that will take planetary exploration to the next level.
According to new NASA study if life ever existed on Mars, the longest lasting habitats were most likely below the Red Planet’s surface.
A few hours before sunrise on Friday (October 21) with the Orionid meteor will be poossible to see moon. The moon will appear about 37 percent illuminated Friday morning, but it won’t be alone.
According to a new study the atmosphere on Mars contains up to a hundred times more water than previously suspected.
The existence of an ancient cold ocean on early Mars, surrounded by ice, could explain the presence of unusual minerals in the Martian soil. It is assumed that the cold ocean water can cover part of the northern hemisphere of the Red Planet.
Planet Mars has approach to Earth at record small distance,that happens one time in 60,000 years. Only 55.6 million miles will separate Mars and Earth. Over the next few weeks sun will shine the Red planet a little brighter than usual.