First Arab space mission to Mars launches from Japan
The first Arab space mission to Mars, an unmanned probe dubbed "Hope", blasted off from Japan on Monday on a mission...
First Arab mission to Mars designed to inspire youth
The first Arab space mission to Mars, armed with probes to study the Red Planet's atmosphere, is designed to inspire the region's youth and pave the way for scientific breakthroughs, officials said Tuesday.
Trembling Mars gives up more seismic secrets
Mars is a constantly tremoring "living" body, researchers said Monday as they unveiled measurements of seismic activity on the red planet showing similar tremble rates to Earth or the Moon.
After the Moon, people on Mars by 2033...or 2060
On December 11, 2017, US President Donald Trump signed a directive ordering NASA to prepare to return astronauts to the Moon "followed by human missions to Mars and other destinations."
NASA's newest Mars lander to study quakes on Red Planet
NASA is poised to launch its first lander to Mars since 2012, an unmanned spacecraft called InSight that aims to listen for quakes and unravel the mystery of how rocky planets like Earth form.
Elon Musk’s Mars vision at stake as SpaceX set to resume flights
Billionaire Elon Musk’s vision for his Space Exploration Technologies Corp. to carry not just satellites but ultimately humans to Mars is at stake as the rocket maker prepares for its first flight since...
Mars: graveyard of broken dreams and landers
Mars, the fourth planet from the Sun, has become a veritable graveyard for landers and rovers despatched to its surface from neighbouring Earth.
Petroleum in space? Ain’t that a gas! - Part 2
The widely accepted view is that petroleum formed from organisms—mostly plants and small marine animals—which accumulated in swamp mud and on river and ocean beds.Over time, the theory holds, the organisms got buried under flowing detritus...