Posts tagged as Mars

Another probe to solve the Red Planet’s mysteries

The first of two joint ESA–Roscosmos missions to Mars began on 14 March 2016 on a seven-month journey to the Red Planet, where it will address unsolved mysteries of the planet’s atmosphere that could indicate present-day geological – or even biological – activity. The Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) and the Schiaparelli entry, descent and landing […]

Humans will journey to Mars in the 2030s

  Mars is a rich destination for scientific discovery and robotic and human exploration as we expand our presence into the solar system. Its formation and evolution are comparable to Earth, helping scientists to learn more about planet Earth’s history and future. Mars had conditions suitable for life in its past. Future exploration could uncover […]

Water flows on Mars: NASA

New findings from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) provide the strongest evidence yet that liquid water flows intermittently on Mars. John Grunsfeld, astronaut and associate administrator of NASA’s Science Mission Directorate in Washington said that the quest for water on Mars has been to “follow the water,” in search for life in the universe. “Now […]