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 […]

Oct 17

The 22nd Annual International Mars Society Convention

The four-day event is being held in concert with the Southern California Commercial Spaceflight Initiative. The Mars Society Conference will bring together prominent scientists, policymakers, entrepreneurs, journalists and space advocates to discuss the significance of the latest scientific discoveries, technologicaladv-ances and political-economic-social developments that could impact on plans for the human exploration and settlement of the planet Mars. Conference highlights will include the […]

Sep 16

GNF AT IAC ON MARTIAN AND LUNAR ANALOGS

We organize a GNF AT IAC  2019 in Washington  ON MARTIAN AND LUNAR ANALOGS  together with MARS SOCIETY, DLR, THALES ALENIA SPACE, LIQUIFER, MOON VILLAGE ASSOCIATION (24th October 11:30-12:15)

Sep 5

NASA engineers have installed the miniature helicopter on the space agency’s Mars 2020 rover. The Mars Helicopter, nicknamed Scout, will be the first aircraft to fly on another planet.The helicopter is primarily a proof-of-concept experiment. It it fails to take to the air, the scientific goals of the Mars 2020 mission will not be inhibited. […]

Sep 5

This week, scientists from NASA’s upcoming Mars 2020 mission joined their counterparts from the joint European-Russian ExoMars mission in an expedition to the Australian Outback, one of the most remote, arid regions on the planet. Both teams came to hone their research techniques before their missions launch to the Red Planet next summer in search […]

Sep 5

NASA Invites Students to Name Next Mars Rover

NASA is recruiting help from students nationwide to find a name for its next Mars rover mission. Starting Tuesday, K-12 students in U.S. public, private and home schools can enter the Mars 2020 Name the Rover essay contest. One grand prize winner will name the rover and be invited to see the spacecraft launch in […]

Mar 26

European Rover Challenge 2019 registration deadline

This year  the European Rover Challenge will take place on September 13-15 on the Kielce University of Technology campus. The registration deadline for teams is 3rd of April. The organisers’ plans also include a conference as well as mentoring and business workshops which are a platform for exchanging information, knowledge and possibilities of developing in […]

Mar 23

Mars University Tour

We are preparing the Mars University Tour  from 6th to 10th May: A series of talks in some Universities and Research Centres in Italy  to discuss about the Human Exploration of Mars. Special Guest  Robert Zubrin.