Mars Planet Technology
Seismic waves inside Mars’ core hint at how it became hostile to life
The data collected with the InSight lander revealed properties of the Martian core that could indicate why it is unfriendly to life. Seismic waves have been observed traveling through the core of Mars for the first time, revealing details of the composition of the Red Planet’s heart.  The results... Read more
China’s Zhurong Mars rover finds signs of recent water activity on Red Planet
Martian water played a major role in creating intriguing surface features on miniature sand dunes, scientists say. Scientists studying data from China’s Zhurong rover have for the first time found cracked layers on tiny Martian dunes, which imply the Red Planet was a salt-rich watery world as recently as... Read more
SpaceX launches 3 satellites to orbit on 6h-ever Falcon Heavy mission
SpaceX launched its powerful Falcon Heavy rocket for the sixth time ever on Sunday (April 30), sending three satellites to distant geostationary orbit. The Falcon Heavy lifted off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida Sunday at 8:26 p.m. EDT (0026 GMT on Monday, May 1), carrying three satellites aloft after... Read more
The first detailed look at Mars’s most mysterious moon Deimos
A moon of Mars showed off its pockmarked face in an unprecedented closeup view. Deimos, one of the small moons of Mars, was imaged by the Hope Mars mission from as close as 60 miles (100 km), the closest look yet. The flashy new imagery was released Monday (April 24) as... Read more
Prossima Fermata Marte
Siamo alla presentazione del libro: Prossima fermata Marte – Giancarlo Genta – Libro – Bietti – | IBS presso Accademia di Brera, un’occasione per discutere delle sfide e delle opportunità legate all’esplorazione umana di Marte. Martedì 28 Febbraio alle 17:30 Read more
NASA and DARPA build a nuclear rocket by 2027
NASA wants to design and demonstrate a working nuclear thermal rocket by 2027. NASA Administrator Bill Nelson introduced the project on Tuesday (Jan. 24) during a presentation at the 2023 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) SciTech Forum and Exposition held in National Harbor, Maryland. Nelson said that... Read more
Stunning pictures of Moon / Earth
As Italians we are proud of the stunning pictures of Moon / Earth delivered by the Italian satellite Argomoon as part of the Artemis 1 mission. @credits NASA/ASI Read more
Future Astronauts are chosen by ESA
ESA new astronauts REVEALED: Class of 17 includes 8 women and a British ‘parastronaut’ who lost his leg in a motorbike accident. The ESA’s new class of career astronauts includes France’s Sophie Adenot, a helicopter test pilot, along with Pablo Alvarez Fernandez from Spain, Britain’s Rosemary Coogan, Belgian Raphael... Read more
25th Annual International Mars Society Convention starts.
October 20-23, 2022Arizona State UniversityRegister: Read more
Cybersecurity in Space
Space services used to be separated from networks on Earth, but this model has changed over the last few years, with the two becoming more and more interdependent. Space-based services support essential services such as military, utilities, aviation and emergency communications and therefore get drawn into geopolitical conflicts on... Read more