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Third number of The Mars Planet Report
The third number of our Mars Planet Report (in Italian only) is on line. You can download directly from our website: Read more
Perseverance registra l’audio del pianeta rosso e lo invia alla Terra
Due “campioni” audio, uno col rumore del rover e uno filtrato, ascoltabili in sequenza, che arrivano sulla Terra grazie ai microfoni di Perseverance, che hanno registrato l’audio del pianeta rosso: è la prima volta. Credit Read more
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China’s Tianwen-1 enters orbit around Mars
China’s first interplanetary mission, Tianwen-1, successfully entered today Mars orbit. Tianwen-1 will gradually lower its orbit to allow for observations of Mars. It will also begin preparations for the entry, descent and landing attempt of a 240-kilogram solar powered rover, an event expected to take place around May or... Read more
UAE’s ‘Hope’ probe to be first in trio of Mars missions
by marsdaily The first Arab space mission, the UAE’s “Hope” probe, is expected to reach Mars’ orbit on Tuesday, making it the first of three spacecraft to arrive at the Red Planet this month. The United Arab Emirates, China and the United States all launched projects to Mars last... Read more
SpaceX Starship crashes after suborbital flight
A second prototype of SpaceX’s Starship reusable launch vehicle performed a suborbital flight Feb. SpaceX planned to fly the vehicle to an altitude of 10 kilometers before landing on a pad at the test site. The liftoff and ascent of the vehicle went as expected, according to commentary on the SpaceX webcast... Read more
We are all waiting for Perseverance to arrive on Mars
After nearly 300 million miles (470 million kilometers), NASA’s Perseverance rover completes its journey to Mars on Feb. 18, 2021. But, to reach the surface of the Red Planet, it has to survive the harrowing final phase known as Entry, Descent, and LandingThe goal of the Mars Exploration Program... Read more
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 in the event the the Mars To Earth Award, a challenge for students with a deadline for the submission of their projects January 15th . Read more
A Mars Greenhouse in VR
We have completed the production of a new Mars Station with a Greenhouse in VR. Read more
China’s Chang’e 5 capsule lands on Earth with the 1st new moon samples in 44 years
For the first time in more than four decades, humanity has brought moon rocks down to Earth.A capsule loaded with lunar dirt and gravel landed in Inner Mongolia today (Dec. 16) at 12:59 p.m. EST (1759 GMT), capping China’s historic and whirlwind Chang’e 5 mission. The Chang’e 5 samples... Read more