“Martian moons are Phobos and Deimos,
the latter translated as Panic,” I told you then.
It was mid-way through our junior year–our glory days.
I would leave you that very next week for California. 48 more words
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Could Mars’ enigmatic moons Phobos and Deimos be the first stop on our way to land humans on Mars? This question took center stage on the last day of the 3rd International Conference on the Exploration of Phobos and Deimos at NASA Ames today. 277 more words
This week I have the privilege of attending two exploration focused conferences at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California. The 3rd International Conference on the Exploration of Phobos and Deimos runs today and tomorrow with the annual Exploration Science Forum rounding out the week. 263 more words
Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second-smallest planet in the Solar System, after Mercury. Named after the Roman god of war, it is often referred to as the “Red Planet” because the iron oxide prevalent on its surface gives it a reddish appearance. 404 more words