Mars

Infographic showing the planned Emirates Mars Mission journey.
UAE set to become first Arab nation headed to Mars

Despite repeated launch scrubs, analysts call Gulf state rising power in global space race.

By JOSHUA ROBBIN MARKS/THE MEDIA LINE
16/07/2020
UAE postpones Mars mission due to weather at Japan launch site

There are currently eight active missions exploring Mars; some orbit the planet and some land on its surface. China and the United States will send another two this year.

By REUTERS
14/07/2020
Israeli scientists participate in an experiment simulating a mission to Mars
Could the 2020 Mars mission lead the way to humans living there?

This July, NASA will send the Perseverance rover to Mars to examine the soil of the Red Planet, could this be the first major step in human life outside Earth?

NASA's Mars Helicopter receives its name from 17-year-old Alabama student

The Tuscaloosa County high school student recommended the name, and her "motivation" behind choosing the name through the NASA "Name the Rover" essay contest.

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover still operating as team works from home

"We're usually all in one room, sharing screens, images and data. People are talking in small groups and to each other from across the room," said Curiosity team leader Alicia Allbaugh.

NASA astronaut Stephen K. Robinson is anchored to a foot restraint on International Space Station
White House calls for record NASA budget to reach moon, Mars

The Trump administration called on NASA early last year to reorganize its exploration program to send humans to the moon by 2024 and to Mars in the next decade.

By REUTERS
11/02/2020
NASA's Mars 2020 rover to hunt Martian fossils, scout for manned missions

"The trick, though, is that we're looking for trace levels of chemicals from billions of years ago on Mars."

By REUTERS
28/12/2019
Elon Musk unveils 'holy grail of space'

Musk expects that the new Mars rocket prototype could perform missions in months.

By REUTERS
29/09/2019
Will Dead Sea explorations uncover evidence of life on Mars?

“The Dead Sea is the ideal place to conduct research because it has been largely untouched by human activity that could contaminate DNA samples."

By NOAM BEDEIN , RACHEL SPECTOR
26/09/2019
Weizmann Institute invites the public for a night of science wonders

Marking 70 years for the Weizmann Institute of Science, the public is invited to a science-packed night of science lectures and exploration.

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