Latest News on Mars Missions
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Dec 16, 2019
Mars has shallow deposits of water-ice that astronauts can reach with a shovel: NASAWe may not have a spaceship to carry our astronauts to Mars yet, but NASA sure knows where to land it.
Nov 01, 2019
Mustard on Mars? Czech scientists growing mustard plants for future colonies on MarsThe technique of aeroponics is being used, to grow plants suspended in the air, without soil, and a limiting water supply.
Sep 30, 2019
SpaceX unveils new design for prototype Mars spacecraft Starship with missions expected in monthsThe latest iteration of the Starship Mars spacecraft was revealed to a crowd of space enthusiasts and reporters at SpaceX's Boca Chica facility.
Aug 30, 2019
ESA's ExoMars rover is ready for environmental testing ahead of 2020 landing on MarsThe mission's primary goals are to check for the history of life and water on the Red Planet.
Aug 16, 2019
NASA researchers take to the lava fields in Iceland to prep the Mars 2020 roverThe Lambahraun lava field in Iceland has been chosen to prepare the rover for Mars' surface.
Jul 19, 2019
Wine might be the answer to all our spacefaring woes, saving astronauts from muscle degeneration and worseA daily dose of wine could help protect astronauts from the degenerative effects of space travel.
May 27, 2019
NASA executive resigns weeks after being appointed to lead 2024 moon landing missionIf the $1.6 billion funding doesn't come through, NASA will revert to its original plan to land in 2028.
May 20, 2019
NASA plans to send people to the Moon by 2024, but Mars only likely by 2033... or 2060NASA's likelihood of reaching Mars by 2033 was found 'infeasible', a realistic estimate being 2039.
Jan 23, 2019
SpaceX's Starship will 'bleed water' from small holes on the outside, says MuskThe heat shield doubles as added strength...something that hasn't been done before: Musk.
Jan 08, 2019
SpaceX Starship's drool-worthy design for Mars hopper revealed by CEO Elon MuskThe shape & build of the future Mars hopper bears resemblance to a rocket from a 1950s Tintin comic.