Dec 11

Why rubber tyres don’t work on Mars (Pirelli courtesy)

This is an interesting article of Pirelli, the italian world leader of tyres production on using  rubber tyres on Mars: There are four rover vehicles on Mars but the problems of getting around on the red planet have yet to be fully solved. So how are space agencies getting to grips with the science of […]

Dec 8

Life on Mars? Europe commits to groundbreaking mission to bring back rocks to Earth

It will be one of the most daunting, complicated and, potentially, scientifically rewarding missions ever undertaken to the red planet. Ministers at a recent meeting of the European Space Agency have fully committed to plans to collect samples from the surface of Mars and return them to Earth, in a joint effort with NASA. Official approval for the NASA budget to […]

Nov 16

Spacewalkers Complete First Excursion to Repair Cosmic Particle Detector

Expedition 61 Commander Luca Parmitano of ESA (European Space Agency) and NASA Flight Engineer Andrew Morgan concluded their spacewalk at 1:18 p.m. EST. During the six hour and 39 minute spacewalk, the two astronauts successfully positioned materials, removed a debris cover on the AMS, and installed handrails in preparation for the subsequent spacewalks. The duo […]

Nov 13

China Unveils Plan To Send Astronauts To Mars

In a story published by state news network China Daily, the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation announced plans to send astronauts to the surface of Mars. “Sending astronauts there will give man better opportunities to look for traces of life on Mars,” Pang Zhihao, a space technology researcher in Beijing told China Daily. “There […]

Oct 28

Woman on the Moon

Artemis, the twin sister of Apollo and Goddess of the Moon and the hunt, encompasses all of our present efforts to return humans to the Moon – to prepare us and propel us on to Mars. Through the Artemis program, we will see the first woman and next man walk on the surface of the […]

Oct 27

SpaceX ‘excited’ about building moon bases and Mars cities at the same time

SpaceX has big dreams to build cities on Mars and bases on the moon at the same time, one of the plan’s key architects revealed over the weekend. Paul Wooster, SpaceX’s principal Mars development engineer, explained that the Starship vessel under development is designed for versatility. That means, as the company aims to complete its […]

Oct 26

Closing of GNF at IAC 2019

We close successfully our GNF on Moon and Mars Analogs at IAC in Washington with Mars Society, Thales Alenia Space, DLR, Liquefer, Cyprus Space Organization.

Oct 19

Koch, Meir conclude first all-female spacewalk

Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir carried out history’s first all-female spacewalk Friday, floating outside the International Space Station and successfully installing a 230-pound replacement battery charger in the lab’s solar power system. The spacewalk began at 7:38 a.m. EDT when Koch, making her fourth excursion, and Meir, making her first, switched their spacesuits to […]