Category: MEM announcement

Student led Time Capsule to Mars project most ambitious crowd-funded campaign in history.

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–At a press conference Monday, Time Capsule to Mars™ (TC2M), a project of Explore Mars, officially launched the largest crowdfunding campaign in history to realize the world’s first privately-funded and student-led interplanetary mission to Mars. The team will design, launch, fly and land a CubeSat-based spacecraft on the surface of Mars, carrying digital content […]

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Explore Mars announces its participation in the Time Capsule to Mars Project

From the time that Explore Mars was founded, we have promoted STEM education projects.  We have also planned to initiate ambitious and inspiring technical projects that advance the goal of sending humans to Mars.We are, therefore, thrilled to announce that the Time Capsule to Mars initiative has officially become a project of Explore Mars.  This […]

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Explore Mars Lends Support to Inspiring Future Generations

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 (EDC). 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 […]

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Mount Sharp as seen by Curiosity

This image of Mount Sharp was assembled from a dozen of telephoto images.  The component images were taken by the 100-millimeter-focal-length telephoto lens camera mounted on the right side of Curiosity’s remote sensing mast, during sol 45 (Sept. 20, 2012). This layered mound, also called Aeolis Mons, in the center of Gale Crater rises more […]

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Explore Mars was created to advance the goal of sending humans to Mars within the next two decades. To further that goal, Explore Mars conducts programs and technical challenges to stimulate the development and/or improvement of technologies that will make human Mars missions more efficient and feasible. In addition, to embed the idea of Mars as a habitable planet, Explore Mars challenges educators to use Mars in the classroom as a tool to teach standard STEM curricula.

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