A newly discovered space rock is apparently on course to have an exceedingly close call with the planet Mars in October 2014, and there is a chance — luckily a small chance — that the comet may even collide with the planet.
The new comet has been given the scientific designations is comet C/2013 A1 The Scottish-Australian [...]
Management of the ISS unanimously agrees that the Dragon’s propulsion system is operating normally along with its other systems. Therefore they cleared the Dragon for rendezvous for early Sunday. From 30 feet below the complex Kevin Fordm, the present ISS station commander will use the robotic arm to grapple Dragon at 6:3 1 a.m. EST [...]
Today Dennis Tito told the world that he will send humans to Mars in 2018, exactly 500 years after Magellan started out to navigate our planet for the very first time. A daring mission that would demonstrate to all human kind that we have reached the technological level to go to Mars. Ofcourse the challenge [...]
Explore Mars is saddened to hear of the passing of Dr. David McKay. As an exobiologist, he was a pioneer among pioneers who are seeking evidence of life beyond Earth.
It may honestly be said, that his discoveries related to proof of biogenic sources for fossilized microbes in Martian meteorites remains the best evidence we have [...]
Recently I was asked how old the most famous meteorite, the Allan Hills 84001 or ALH84001 is. And I did not know, so I looked it up and found that it is over 4,000 million years old. A good 2,500 million years older than other Mars meteorites we have. How old she is was only a [...]