Category: Mars

5 Key Points about the Landing of the InSight Mission to Mars

5 Key Points about the Landing of the InSight Mission to Mars

InSight will be handy in determining the habitable exoplanets. Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy, and Heat Transport (InSight) is a robotic lander developed by the Lockheed Martin Space Systems with the intentions of examining the interior of Mars. Originally, the launch of the InSight Mission was scheduled for 2016 but it was postponed due…

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Curiosity Rover found Foreign Objects on the Red Planet

Curiosity Rover found Foreign Objects on the Red Planet

The mystery of the Pettegrove Point Foreign Object Debris (PPFOD) is finally solved. The nuclear-powered mobile science laboratory Curiosity has been roving across the surface of Mars since 2012, searching for the conditions that may have once made Mars a habitable planet. Curiosity is the largest rover to be sent to Mars by NASA as…

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Scientists found a Lake of Liquid Water on Mars

Scientists found a Lake of Liquid Water on Mars

The search for life on Mars goes down to the subsurface level following the discovery of a liquid water lake below the southern polar ice cap. Human activity is bringing drastic changes to this world and that’s the reason why researchers are looking for other habitable places of the universe. Our neighbor planet, Mars, is…

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NASA is gathering data about the Dust Storm of Mars despite Sleeping Opportunity Rover

NASA is gathering data about the Dust Storm of Mars despite Sleeping Opportunity Rover

The Red Planet Missions, other than Opportunity, are keeping NASA informed about the happenings on Mars despite the dust storm. The Opportunity Rover of NASA went to sleep mode on 10th of June following a massive dust storm which engulfed one-fourth of the Martian atmosphere. This storm led to a state of darkness in which…

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The Mars Rover encountered a severe Dust Storm and went to Sleep Mode

The Mars Rover encountered a severe Dust Storm and went to Sleep Mode

Opportunity Rover is in complete darkness as a huge dust storm takes control of the Martian sky. Mars, the most preferred destination for an alternative habitat for humanity, is facing a massive dust storm these days which has engulfed nearly one-fourth of the red planet. The clouds of dust have led to a permanent darkness…

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NASA found Evidence of Organic Matter on Mars

NASA found Evidence of Organic Matter on Mars

Humanity makes a massive move as Curiosity Rover of NASA found Organic Compounds in the sedimentary rocks of Mars. Mars is the first place that comes to our minds when we talk about an alternative habitat for humanity in our universe. A lot of space agencies and other organizations, like SpaceX, are quite determined to…

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Scientists reduced the size of a Chemistry Lab to find Life on Mars

Scientists reduced the size of a Chemistry Lab to find Life on Mars

Scientists from different parts of the world joined forces to develop a tiny lab that may unveil secrets of past life from Mars. Humans are trying really hard to find signs of life on Mars and these efforts received a massive boost recently as an international team of scientists has built a miniature lab that…

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Elon Musk thinks we need a Backup Earth

Elon Musk thinks we need a Backup Earth

Humans do need a backup planet as Earth will not stay forever. It is a common information that Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX, wants to colonize Mars with humans. He is extremely passionate about that and has clarified the world about his intentions on several occasions. The fact that he sent a Tesla car…

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Mars Helicopter to fly on NASA’s next Rover Mission

Mars Helicopter to fly on NASA’s next Rover Mission

The Mars Helicopter will demonstrate the takeoffs and landings of a heavier-than-air spacecraft on another planet for the first time ever. NASA is criticized at times for being too conservative in their approach but the latest announcement from them is receiving quite a lot of praise from all ends. They have decided that a helicopter…

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We are going to Bomb the Poles of Mars to create an Atmosphere, says Elon Musk

We are going to Bomb the Poles of Mars to create an Atmosphere, says Elon Musk

Elon Musk wants to create two blinking suns in the Martian sky to warm the planet and melt the dry ice to release Carbon Dioxide. The passion of Elon Musk to populate the red planet with humans is immense and he has talked about it openly to the public. One of the occasions which prove…

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Russia wants to send people on Mars by 2019

Russia wants to send people on Mars by 2019

Russia comes with a big plan for 2019: Wants to send people on Mars. Russia and United States have quite a long history when it comes to being rivals. From the advancement of warfare equipment to the accomplishment of space exploration, these nations are competing for supremacy over one and another. Both the countries are…

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The Dark Streaks splitting the Mars surface are the Result of a Huge Avalanche of Dust

The Dark Streaks splitting the Mars surface are the Result of a Huge Avalanche of Dust

The continuous surveillance of NASA brings about a new development every few days The interest of people in Mars is increasing day by day. A major reason for this is that scientists are persistent that human life might survive on the Red planet. Following this claim, a lot of effort is being put in to…

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We have a place on Earth similar to Mars

We have a place on Earth similar to Mars

A place from our Planet is similar to Mars Humans are determined to find signs of life on the Mars. A lot of resources are being spent for fulfillment of this mission. The existence of water on Mars has strengthened the belief of scientists that this is a pretty possible proposition. Another factor that has…

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How can Humans survive on Mars?

How can Humans survive on Mars?

Exploring the unknown: Does humanity have the ability to survive on Mars? Humans are in search of alternate places in the universe other than Earth to settle on. After years of research, one thing on which everyone agrees is that the only resort could be Mars. Efforts are being done to somehow transfer people there.…

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Massive Dust Storms on Mars lead to Water Loss of the Red Planet

Massive Dust Storms on Mars lead to Water Loss of the Red Planet

Does dust storms affect the climate change on Mars? Scientists have been trying to explore life on other planets for many years now, Mars being the hottest contender in this regard. Water is an essential component for the existence of life and that was the reason why our neighbour was chosen. The surface of the…

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