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China’s 1st Mars rover ‘Zhurong’ lands on the Red Planet
China just successfully landed its first rover on Mars, becoming only the second nation to do so.  The Tianwen-1 mission, China’s first interplanetary endeavor, reached the surface of the Red Planet Friday (May 14) at approximately 7:11 p.m. EDT (2311 GMT), though Chinese space officials have not yet confirmed the... Read more


Top News 6 May 2021 0

Luca Rossettini and Vittorio Netti are crew members of our mission SMOPS ( at MDRS. Read more
Motigravity for Mars
With our treadmill MOTIGRAVITY we are ready to bring human kind on Mars in Virtual Reality. Wide applications and options already tested in Space Medicine and Education/STEM: Read more
NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Succeeds in Historic First Flight
Today, NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter became the first aircraft in history to make a powered, controlled flight on another planet. «Ingenuity is the latest in a long and storied tradition of NASA projects achieving a space exploration goal once thought impossible,» said acting NASA Administrator Steve Jurczyk. « We... Read more
NASA delays Mars copter flight for tech check
NASA has delayed by at least several days the first flight of its mini-helicopter on Mars after a possible tech issue emerged while testing its rotors, the US space agency said Saturday. Ingenuity’s trip, which is to be the first-ever powered, controlled flight on another planet, was set for... Read more


Top News 3 April 2021 0

Nadia Maarouf and Simone Paternostro are two members of the crew of our mission SMOPS: Read more
Mars To Earth AWARD
It has been a difficult choice: The winner projects of the Mars To Earth AWARD 3rd Edition are: 1)Mars habitat, 2)Mars Facade system, 3)Demeter. The Award of Excellence will be delivered to the winners by an innovative certification system linked to the Blockchain. Read more
NASA Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Prepares for First Flight
NASA is targeting no earlier than April 8 for the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter to make the first attempt at powered, controlled flight of an aircraft on another planet. Ingenuity remains attached to the belly of NASA’s Perseverance rover, which touched down on Mars Feb. On March 21, the rover deployed the guitar case-shaped graphite... Read more
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