Mars

Courage through pressure: why we need women in aerospace engineering

Simona Liukaityte-Suszczynska is an engineer who worked on the Perseverance rover. Read her insights into the obstacles women face in the aerospace industry....


First video from Mars Perseverance successful landing

NASA revealed first videos from Mars Perseverance rover that capture a successful landing on the Red Planet....


Will Perseverance’s helicopter really conduct first flight on another planet?

NASA said that Ingenuity, a helicopter carried aboard Perseverance rover, is going to perform the first powered flight on Mars. But is this true?...


NASA’s new Mars rover landing successful, first pictures received

On March 18, 2020, NASA confirmed the successful landing of the Perseverance rover on Mars....


Why is NASA sending a helicopter to Mars?

Amongst many sophisticated instruments aboard the Perseverance, NASA’s latest Mars rover, there is a curious little box with four legs and four rotor blades attached. It is called Ingenuity, and it is a true-to-life chopper not unlike many flying above Earth’s skies right now....


NASA successfully launches Perseverance, the latest Mars rover

Perseverance, the new NASA rover designed to study the surface of Mars, was launched onboard ULA Atlas V rocket on July 30, 2020, on the first day of its launch window....


Lockheed Martin ventures into space with new lunar lander

Lockheed Martin unveiled on October 3, 2018, its crewed lunar lander concept designed for ferrying future astronauts from the lunar orbit to the surface of the Moon. ...


SpaceX signs first passenger for lunar BFR mission

Guess what, SpaceX announced on September 13, 2018, it has signed “the world’s first private passenger” for a flight around the Moon aboard its Big Falcon Rocket (BFR). ...


NASA Is Sending Aircraft To Mars - The First Attempt Ever

Scientists were able to see Mars from land with rovers as well as from space using orbital spacecraft for many years. So that is no fresh news. But NASA is willing to go one step further and is seeking to prove that it is possible to fly around in the atmosphere of Mars with aircraft - a small helicopter....


SpaceX: Red Dragon Mission to Mars Pushed Back

SpaceX announced a bold plan to launch its Red Dragon spacecraft to Mars as soon as 2018. But now it looks like the company is pushing back the mission....