Italian Mars Society
Marsquakes reveal Red Planet has surprisingly large core, thin crust
Quakes on Mars have unveiled its interior to an unprecedented degree, revealing surprising details about the Red Planet’s crust, mantle and core. Measurements taken by NASA’s InSight lander have uncovered details, including a crustal layer that varies dramatically from previous understanding, a mantle less dense than the surface and... Read more
The importance of the analogue  research
Space missions are fundamental for technological, scientific and social advancement of humans 🚀🛰️ Analogue research helps us identify the challenges and test potential solutions for planetary exploration, never forgetting Earth applications 🌍 Analogue sites and stations bring people together, and fuel our desire to search and discover. 🔭🔬 Check... Read more
The importance of Space Medicine
The Space Medicine Operations (SMOPS) #analogue mission, organised by Mars Planet, will take several experiments and technologies to the The Mars Society’s Mars Desert Research Station this November. The mission is mainly focused on future astronauts’ #health monitoring, and on #technologies that could support their activities in remote locations... Read more
Virgin Galactic : The Space Tourism starts
First Pictures of the Smops Mission Eperiments! #spaceexploration #spacemedicine #mdrs #simulatemars #italy Read more
D-Orbit ( announces successful launch of another ION Satellite Carrier (ION)
D-Orbit (, an Italian company leader in the space logistics and orbital transportation industry, announced the successful launch of another ION Satellite Carrier (ION), its proprietary orbital transportation vehicle. ION lifted off on June 30th, 2021, at 9:31 pm CEST, atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the Space... Read more
NASA’s Mars helicopter Ingenuity could keep flying the Martian skies for months
The future of aerial Mars exploration looks bright. NASA’s Mars helicopter Ingenuity, which landed inside Mars’ Jezero Crater with the agency’s Perseverance rover in February,  has now completed eight Red Planet flights. That’s three more than the maximum targeted for the 4-lb. (1.8 kilograms) chopper’s original technology-demonstration mission — and Ingenuity isn’t... Read more
Space Readiness Level
With our entity ECSEC we set up a parameter called Space Readiness Level (SRL): it can be assigned to the traditional companies which want to enter Space sector. SRL is supplied with a coding which can be applied specifically also to the exploration of Moon, Mars or other Solar... Read more
First picture of Ganymede by Juno
Nasa’s Juno spacecraft sent the first picture of Jupiter’s largest moon Ganymede. Read more
Space Architecture webinar
Today 10thJune 21 CET with out entity ECSEC ( we organize an introductive webinar on Space Architetture with @barbara.imhof and @waclavicek Here the link: Free registration. Read more