With the announcement of NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover name today we are standing firmly on the threshold of a great era of Mars Science which is set to swing into full gear this year. NASA’s Perseverance Rover will launch in the summer, heading for our distant neighbour, and is expected to touch down on Mars
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It’s been a little over a year since NASA’s InSight lander touched down on Mars on Elysium Planitia on Mars. In that year a remarkable amount of scientific data has been recorded and analysed by NASA. But before we get into what’s been happening on Mars, here’s a quick recap of InSight’s incredible journey and
Whether you’re a science nerd like me, or you are someone else getting on with life, you’ll probably know Mars has been in the news a lot in 2018. The momentum has been gathering for some time, but an announcement in late 2017, by Elon Musk, caused a stir that threw a spotlight on our
It has been an exciting week in science this week. On Monday, November 26th, the Mars InSight Probe landed on Mars to begin its science studies of the interior characteristics of the Red Planet. But the journey started years ago with plans to send a planetary probe that would investigate the inner workings of Mars.