SEA Blitz 2014
Explore Mars, Inc. Announces its Participation in the 2014 Legislative Blitz from Sunday, February 23 through Tuesday, February 25, 2014. The Space Exploration Alliance will be holding the annual grassroots visit to Congress known as the “Legislative Blitz.” Come join space advocates from around the country to let Congress know that there is strong constituent support for an ambitious and sustainable path forward.
Explore Mars hosts the 2nd Humans to Mars Summit(H2M) at the George Washington University (GWU), Washington, D.C. from 22-24 April 2014.
Every step of the planning and executing process of getting humans to Mars will again be discussed
The last H2M summit can be viewed in
Register here for the H2M 2014 at GWU.
Beverly, Massachusetts: Explore Mars, Inc., is joining the mission to inspire students to participate in Orion’s first space flight in 2014 through NASA’s Exploration Design Challenge. The Explore Mars organization will be collaborating with NASA, Lockheed Martin, and the National Institute of Aerospace to encourage students in the U.S. and abroad to think and act like scientists to overcome one of the major hurdles for deep space long-duration exploration – protecting astronauts and hardware from the dangers of space radiation…
The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution mission (MAVEN) will examine specific processes on Mars that led to the loss of much of its atmosphere. Data and analysis could tell planetary scientists the history of climate change on the Red Planet and provide further information on the history of planetary habitability. “The MAVEN mission is a significant step toward unraveling the planetary puzzle about Mars’ past and present environments,” said John Grunsfeld, associate administrator for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate in Washington.
Now that Curiosity has safely landed in Gale Crater, Artemis continues her series of daily blogs in which a different aspect of Mars Exploration is featured in each blog.
Topics such as:
choosing the landing site
what the ten instruments of
Curiosity will do on Mars
other Mars rovers
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…
1 year into her mission Curiosity is en route to the first flanks of Mount Sharp
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…
ISS & Mars
The International Space Station (ISS) can be used in planning human Mars Exploration.
ExploreMars organized 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…
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.
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