Mars orbiter sent down closer to the surface

The Mars One project to colonize the Red Planet looks like it's come to a quiet end after the company was declared bankrupt. On January 15, Mars One Ventures, a private firm that was bought by a Swiss holding company in 2016, was ordered to go into liquidation in a Swiss court, putting paid to plans to set up a permanent outpost on Mars with volunteers willing to leave Earth on a one-way mission with no hope of return... Continue Reading Mars One goes bankrupt, ending private colonization project Category: Space Tags: Mars Mars One

Mars orbiter sent down closer to the surface

NASA repositions its atmosphere mission in readiness for new role. Andrew Masterson reports.

Wed 13 Feb 19 from Cosmos Magazine

Mars One goes bankrupt, ending private colonization project

The Mars One project to colonize the Red Planet looks like it's come to a quiet end after the company was declared bankrupt. On January 15, Mars One Ventures, a private firm that was ...

Mon 11 Feb 19 from Gizmag

MAVEN spacecraft shrinking its Mars orbit to prepare for Mars 2020 rover

NASA's 4-year-old atmosphere-sniffing Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission is embarking on a new campaign today to tighten its orbit around Mars. The operation will reduce ...

Mon 11 Feb 19 from Phys.org

Video: Planetary scientist talks about her work with NASA studying asteroid Bennu

What can the asteroid Bennu tell us about the universe and its origins? Assistant astronomy professor Cristina Thomas talked to NAU-TV about her experience as a team member of NASA's OSIRIS ...

Fri 8 Feb 19 from Phys.org

NASA puts a key satellite in place for its Mars 2020 mission

NASA is preparing for the Mars 2020 mission by bringing the MAVEN probe, which will act as its antenna and connection to Earth, closer to the red planet. Over the next few months, the ...

Tue 12 Feb 19 from Engadget

NASA spacecraft takes a dip to prep for Mars 2020 rover landing - CNET

Putting the brakes on MAVEN will enable better communication between the new rover and Earth.

Mon 11 Feb 19 from CNET

You Might Be Able to See Mars Near the Moon Tonight

Mars and the moon will make a dynamic duo in the sky tonight, and NASA has some great tips on how to spot this celestial sight. “On [Feb.] 10, the crescent moon pairs […] The post ...

Sun 10 Feb 19 from Geek.com

You Can See Mars Near the Moon Tonight! Here's Where to Look.

Mars and the crescent moon will team up in a delightful celestial sight tonight (Feb. 10) and NASA has some tips to help you spot the Red Planet in the night sky.

Sun 10 Feb 19 from SPACE.com

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