Posts tagged as MRO

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 […]

CubeSat to fly in deep space

Two CubeSats will be flying past Mars in 2016 just as NASA’s next Mars lander, InSight, is descending through the Martian atmosphere and landing on the surface. Mars Cube One (MarCO), will provide an experimental communications relay to speedily inform Earth about the landing CubeSats are a class of spacecraft based on a standardised small […]