Jan 10

Mars To Earth Conference 3th Edition

Only one week to the Mars To Earth Conference 2021. Here the program of the conference. Registration free at https://marstoearth.org/register/Included in the event the the Mars To Earth Award, a challenge for students with a deadline for the submission of their projects January 15th .

Dec 16

Steep Slopes on Mars Reveal Structure of Buried Ice

Researchers using NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have found eight sites where thick deposits of ice beneath Mars’ surface are exposed in faces of eroding slopes. These eight scarps, with slopes as steep as 55 degrees, reveal new information about the internal layered structure of previously detected underground ice sheets in Mars’ middle latitudes. Credit NASA

Dec 1

China’s Chang’e-5 Moon mission probe touches down

China has successfully put another probe on the Moon. Its robotic Chang’e-5 mission touched down a short while ago with the aim of collecting samples of rock and dust to bring back to Earth. Unlike the launch of the mission a week ago, the landing was not covered live by Chinese TV channels. The US […]

Nov 24

Floods of Unimaginable Magnitude Once Washed Through Gale Crater on Mars’ Equator

Floods of unimaginable magnitude once washed through Gale Crater on Mars’ equator around 4 billion years ago – a finding that hints at the possibility that life may have existed there, according to data collected by NASA’s Curiosity rover and analyzed in joint project by scientists from Jackson State University, Cornell, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the University […]

Nov 10

MARST TO EARTH CONFERENCE 2020

The MARS TO EARTH 2020 conference is online 15TH January. Registration on https://marstoearth.org/register/. We are setting up a nice list of Speakers. The deadline for the submission of students project for the Mars To Earth Award is 15th January. Submission of projects here.

Oct 27

Nasa, c’è acqua sulla Luna: ecco dove è stata trovata e come

La rivista Nature Astronomy ha pubblicato un nuovo studio, coordinato dalla Nasa,sulla scoperta di molecole di acqua sulla superficie lunare. Il telescopio Sofia, un aereo Boeing 747SP modificato, consente agli astronomi di studiare il sistema solare e ha risolto il mistero analizzando lo spettro della Luna a una lunghezza d’onda di 6 micrometri a cui l’acqua non può più […]

Oct 22

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Successfully Touches Asteroid

NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft unfurled its robotic arm Tuesday, and in a first for the agency, briefly touched an asteroid to collect dust and pebbles from the surface for delivery to Earth in 2023. This well-preserved, ancient asteroid, known as Bennu, is currently more than 200 million miles […]