The curiosity Rover likes to take a selfie... this latest one was taken on the Greenheugh Pediment. Read more in the link:https://www.nasa.gov/feature/jpl/nasas-curiosity-mars-rover-takes-a-new-selfie-before-record-climb No ownership claimed on material
HiRISE Watches Curiosity
HiRISE Watches Curiosity Journey Across the Clay Unit No ownership claimed on image - Credit NASA / JPL https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/spaceimages/
Take part in the next Mars mission by adding your name!
One of the things I've come to realise is that I will not be an astronaut, I will not walk on the Moon and I will not walk on Mars. I'm too old and to be brutally honest to myself I would cost to much to launch! I was ind of born a few generations … Continue reading Take part in the next Mars mission by adding your name!
InSight Captures Sunrise and Sunset on Mars | NASA
A camera on the Insight's robotic arm snapped the photos on April 24 and 25, the 145th Martian day, or sol, of the mission. In local Mars time, the shots were taken starting around 5:30 a.m. and then again starting around 6:30 p.m. As a bonus, a camera under the lander's deck also caught clouds … Continue reading InSight Captures Sunrise and Sunset on Mars | NASA
Curiosity Surveys a Mystery Under Dusty Skies | NASA
After waking up, Curiosity has begun working again. Taking a panoramic photograph and taking a rock sample it's coming back to life. NASA are planning it's next set of operations. Read more here: via Curiosity Surveys a Mystery Under Dusty Skies | NASA Planet Simon Also find Planet Simon on Twitter Come and visit … Continue reading Curiosity Surveys a Mystery Under Dusty Skies | NASA
NASA – 10 Things on the Mars Helicopter
One of the things that caught my attention recently is the deployment of a helicopter on Mars. While this might sound like a fairly simple task the reality is that it's technically a very difficult challenge and testing this helicopter on Earth is also very difficult. This explains more... https://nasa.tumblr.com/post/175248073464/10-things-mars-helicopter Credit: NASA Planet Simon … Continue reading NASA – 10 Things on the Mars Helicopter
Solar System Exploration – Mars
Our next stopping place in the solar system is Mars. Mars is named after the Roman God of War, it's also called the Red planet after it's distinct red colour, which can be made out - even to the naked eye! It's a terrestrial planet with some similarities to Earth, for example it's relatively temperate, liquid … Continue reading Solar System Exploration – Mars
10 Things: Journey to the centre of Mars
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Mars – Equator to South Pole
I liked this view of Mars, because it's one you don't get to see very often. I posted this the other week, but since then I've played with the images and joined them together for one seamless shot! I'm quite pleased... Taken from NASA's Tumblr Page Simon 🙂
Boeing and Space X’s epic space race to Mars
The new space race is here. Just as in the 1960's where Russia and America raced to get a man standing on the Moon Mars is now in the sights of two competing tribes. This time though it's not countries but companies that are fighting it out. Boeing has boldly claimed that the mega rocket … Continue reading Boeing and Space X’s epic space race to Mars
Phobos Photobombs Hubble Mars Shots
The sharp eye of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured the tiny moon Phobos during its orbital trek around Mars. Because the moon is so small, it appears star-like in the Hubble pictures. Over the course of 22 minutes, Hubble took 13 separate exposures, allowing astronomers to create a time-lapse video showing the diminutive moon's … Continue reading Phobos Photobombs Hubble Mars Shots
Dbate on Seasonal Flows in the Valles Marineris
The Valles Marineris gets a lot of seasonal flows , debate on the role of water in making these flows is curious. via Seasonal Flows in Valles Marineris | NASA Simon 🙂 No ownership claimed on images or materials - Credit NASA
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