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Mars Mission

NASA releases Mars landing video: 'Stuff of our dreams'

The Perseverance rover landed last Thursday near an ancient river delta in Jezero Crater to search for signs of ancient microscopic life

23 Feb 2021 11:49 AM

Arab spacecraft closes in on Mars on historic flight

For the UAE, it was the country's first venture beyond Earth's orbit, making the flight a matter of intense national pride

09 Feb 2021 12:25 PM

Perseverance, NASA's Mars Rover, blasts off on mission

The Mars rover rode an Atlas V rocket in the third and final Mars launch of summer 2020, and hopes to bring back first Martian rock samples.

30 Jul 2020 6:55 PM

UAE’s Mars mission delayed again due to bad weather

Named Al-Amal or ‘Hope’, the probe is the first-ever Arab space mission now set to be launched on coming Friday

16 Jul 2020 8:48 AM

Missions to Mars have been sent since the 1960s, here's where we are in six decades

Three missions to the Red Planet are scheduled in July, by UAE, China and the United States.

10 Jul 2020 8:17 PM


Space-related legislation on anvil

Bill proposes action against commercial space activity sans licence.

12 Sep 2019 1:34 AM

SpaceX eyes Florida for launch site for Mars rocket

The Starship rocket is expected to launch up to 24 times a year from SpaceX’s current flagship launchpad 39A.

06 Aug 2019 10:48 AM

Man mission to Mars in another 20-25 yrs, says Mylswamy Annadurai

Mylswamy Annadurai is a scientist and the present project director of Chandrayaan-2, an Indian lunar mission to the moon.

30 Jun 2019 12:51 PM

Mars valleys were created by run-off rainwater: study

The atmosphere on Mars may have been much denser about 3.6 to 3.8 billion years ago than it is today.

30 Jun 2018 4:13 PM

NASA Curiosity rover drilling Mars rocks again

Curiosity tested percussive drilling this past weekend, penetrating about two inches into a target called "Duluth."

25 May 2018 2:39 PM


Scientists to use human urine for making plastic parts in space

Scientists have found a way to turn human urine into plastics using biologically engineered yeast.

25 Aug 2017 11:28 AM

NASA delays deep-space Orion test to 2019 due to costs

The first test flight of NASA's Orion capsule, designed to one day carry people to Mars, has been delayed until 2019

13 May 2017 7:40 AM

Mars astronaut radiation shield set for moon mission trial-developer

The AstroRad Radiation Shield has been devised by Tel Aviv-based StemRad

03 Mar 2017 8:45 PM

NASA troubleshooting drill problem on Mars Curiosity rover

The problem involves a motor in the rover's drill that is used to bore into rocks.

14 Dec 2016 8:00 AM