Category: MEM announcement

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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JPL briefing 15 November 2012

On 15 November 2012 JPL again hosted a telephone conference about the Curiosity mission. The participants were: Ashwin Vasavada, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.; Deputy Project Scientist for Mars Science Laboratory Manuel de la Torre Juarez, JPL; Investigation Scientist and Co-Investigator for Rover Environmental Monitoring Station (REMS) on Curiosity Claire Newman, Ashima Research, Pasadena; […]

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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.

Explore Mars, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation organized in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Donations to Explore Mars are tax-deductible. You can Contact Us using our website or at the email address .

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make humans a multi-planet species

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