Feb 22

Israel Lander Towards Moon

Falcon 9 of Space-X will be be launced with on board the Israel Lander “Beresheet” developed by the private company SpaceIL. The lander has as destination the Moon Surface and with this mission Israel will become the 4th Nation to send a lander on Moon, after USA, RUSSIA and CHINA.

Feb 19

End of Opportunity Mission

After 15 years of service Opportunity rover on Mars stops his mission. Nasa announcing the completion of its mission. After a dust storm in June 2018 the sun radiation has no more reached the solar panesl of the rover. The battery level has dropped and it has no more possible to recover the rover from […]

Feb 8

European Rover Challenge 2019

European Rover Challenge is organized this year in Kielce, Poland 13th-15 September 2019. Further information on http://roverchallenge.eu

Jan 15

The first seeds on Moon

China’s Chang’e-4 mission demonstrated the possibitly to farm vegetables on an external planetary body.

Jan 12

The prototype of Starship is ready

Elon Musk of Spacex announcing the prototype of Starship. The prototype more little than the actual Starship will be used as testbed for the development of the technology for the human exploration of Moon /Mars/ Space.

Jan 9

Announcing Mars To Earth Conference : 11-12 April 2019

We organize the second edition of the Mars To Earth Conference, www.marstoearth.org, at Pirelli skyscraper, Milan 11-12 April 2019. The conference includes the Mars To Earth Award, a prize for students in two categories, for the best Mars project and the best Mars/ space apps. Abstracts and posters submission deadline is 20th March 2019.

Jan 6

China’s Chang’e-4 mission starts on Moon

This China’s Chang’e-4 mission is the first mission on Moon after many years. With that the Chinese space organization has demonstrated to make a serious effort to push for the human exploration of Space.

Dec 22

Winter on Mars on Korolev crater

ESA supplies pictures of Koralve crater on Mars with clear evidence of an ice bacin located in the crater. The pictures are taken by the High Resolution Stereo Camera, HRSC, collected in different years. Korolev crater glacier has a thickness of about 2 km. Who knows if one day human skiers will have fun on […]