To continue the talk about ‘what to wear’, today I am looking at what we really will wear on Mars. As you understand that we give serious thought – and have been doing that for many years – to what we want to wear on Mars. And no, I am not talking colours, or stylishness [...]
WASHINGTON — Building on the success of Curiosity’s Red Planet landing, NASA has announced plans for a robust multi-year Mars program, including a new robotic science rover set to launch in 2020. This announcement affirms the agency’s commitment to a bold exploration program that meets our nation’s scientific and human exploration objectives.
“The Obama administration is [...]
t’s an all-American, once-every-four-years tradition: the inauguration of a president. On Monday, Jan. 21, the Red Planet will join the traditional red-white-and-blue pageantry when a life-size model of NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity appears in the inaugural parade after President Barack Obama takes the oath of office.
The rover model will be accompanied by four members of the team from NASA’s [...]
Today we were witness to another briefing by the Curiosity team at JPL and other institutions.
In the briefing the following scientists told the story of the research of Curiosity in Gale Crater:
Richard Cook, MSL project manager, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.
Michael Malin, Mastcam principal investigator, Malin Space Science Systems, San Diego
R. Aileen Yingst, Mars [...]
NASA will host a media teleconference at 10 a.m. PST (1 p.m. EST) Tuesday, Jan. 15, to provide an update about the Curiosity rover’s mission to Mars’ Gale Crater.
The Mars Science Laboratory Project and its Curiosity rover are five months into a two-year prime mission to investigate whether conditions may have been favorable for microbial life.