Published: Sep 22, 2021
With SpaceX now responsible for flying cargo and astronauts to the International Space Station, NASA is reorganizing to put a new emphasis on deep space, including setting up a new directorate to develop the technologies needed to pursue what would be some of the most ambitious missions NASA has ever attempted, including building a permanent presence on the moon and eventually Mars.
Published: Jul 18, 2021
Chinas Mars rover Zhurong has traveled more than 509 meters on the surface of the red planet as of 11 p.m. Saturday, according to the Lunar Exploration and Space Program Center of the China National Space Administration.
Published: Jun 28, 2021
The China National Space Administration (CNSA) on Sunday released new videos and images of the countrys Mars probe Tianwen-1 landing on and exploring the red planet. The images include the Martian landscape and the ruts left behind by the rover.
Published: Jun 15, 2021
China is making plans for the future development of its space program, including exploring asteroids and the Jovian system, collecting samples from Mars and exploring the polar region of the moon, said an official from the China National Space Administration-CNSA on Saturday.
Published: May 23, 2021
The Chinese Martian rover Zhurong moved from its landing platform onto the surface of the Red Plane at 10:40 am Saturday, starting its exploration around the landing site, according to the China National Space Administration.
Published: Apr 11, 2021
They landed a car-size rover on Mars, and the brilliant, if cheeky, engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory even snuck a coded message into the parachute used to slow it down for a soft landing that read, "Dare Mighty Things."
Published: Apr 09, 2021
The NASA Perseverance rover reported this week on the weather from Mars's Jezero Crater for the first time, providing data that will augment scientific understanding of the Martian atmosphere and inform future decisions about the rover's mission.