next Curiosity briefing:
to be announced
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this briefing is live on NASA TV and streamed live online and at ustream
Visuals are available at the start of each audio telecon
sol 1 to 5, 16, 21 and many more are up on our Youtube channel, also the audio briefings of August 14, and later
Stay tuned, and follow us on twitter (@exploremars) and facebook for info on new briefings.
Answers on Curiosity here
TODAY, May 8, 2 pm Buzz Aldrin talking about his new book: Mission to Mars, walk-in ticket $20 , book signing afterwards. Book: $26.
May 6-8, 2013 Explore Mars is hosting the Humans to Mars Summit at the George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
Every step of the planning and executing process of getting humans to Mars will be discussed
- don’t miss out on Buzz -
Now that Curiosity has safely landed in Gale Crater, Artemis continues her series of daily blogs in which a different aspect is featured each day.
Topics such as:
choosing the landing site
what the ten instruments of
Curiosity will do on Mars
other Mars rovers
Don’t forget to check out Gale Crater where Curiosity landed on August 5, 2012.
Soar over Mars and hop from famous crater to vallis, to mons.
Visit all the landing places of our rovers and landers.
Our website is hosting viewers in various sizes.
We know you will enjoy it.
ISS & Mars
The International Space Station (ISS) can be used in planning human Mars Exploration.
ExploreMars organised a series of large scope discussions to draw attention to the ISS as analog for preparing for human Mars exploration.
International space community participation made these events a big success.
Complete video available…
The Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) “Curiosity” rover is roaming the 154km-wide crater and will climb Mount Sharp. She is expected to drive long distances and explore the layers of the mountain in the middle for at least 98 weeks.
Although the mission is planned for 1 Martian year, Curiosity’s power supply can last at least 14 years…
The Mars Education Challenge (MEC) has successfully developed curriculum in accordance with U.S. standards effective methods for using Mars to illustrate and explore STEM topics like biology, geology, chemistry, engineering, and astronomy.
The teaching materials have been collected in a free downloadable database…
SEA Blitz 2013
On 25-26 Feb ‘13 a group of space advocates talked to their representatives on the hill
The yearly Space Exploration Alliance Blitz was organised by the National Space Society & Explore Mars
Next year there will most likely be another SEA blitz in the last week of February 2014. Save those dates in your calendar
Commit to debate STEM and Space, two for our nation so important issues, with your representative face to face
- Join us in 2014-
On site use of resources, or In Situ Resource Utilisation (ISRU) is vital for human missions, otherwise all supplies must be brought to Mars from Earth at enormous cost and complexity.
Our ISRU competition invites universities to develop new and improve existing proposed methods for using the resources already present on Mars…