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From The Conversation: Talking to Mars: new antenna design could aid interplanetary communication


The Conversation

August 20, 2015

Authors
Jean Paul Santos
PhD Student in Electrical Engineering at University of California, Los Angeles

Joshua M Kovitz
PhD student in Electrical Engineering at University of California, Los Angeles… 1,409 more words

Basic Research

From Discovery: "Mars 2020: Where We'll Look for Alien Life: Photos"


Discovery News

Aug 6, 2015
Irene Klotz


Mars 2020

Scientists are meeting this week to discuss landing sites for NASA’s next Mars rover, an ambitious mission that not only will attempt to look for past life on Mars, but also stash samples drilled out from rocks for a future rover to retrieve and fly back to Earth for analysis. 648 more words

Basic Research

From DLR: "A virtual flight over Atlantis Chaos on board Mars Express"

German Aerospace Center

03 August 2015
No Writer Credit


ESA/Mars Express


HRSC on Mars Exppress


Stratified deposits in the South of ghe Atlantis Basin


Topographical context map of the Terra Sirenum region in the Martian Highlands… 799 more words

Basic Research

NASA's Curiosity Rover Inspects Unusual Bedrock (High-Silica 'Lamoose' Rock)

Fast Facts:

  • Rover examines geological contact zone near ‘Marias Pass’
  • Silica-rich rocks identified nearby with laser-firing instrument
  • Test of rover’s drill prepares for next use on Mars rock…
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The Martian

This is a variation of the Robinson Crusoe theme and it takes place on Mars. The big difference is that there is no man Friday or volleyball Wilson as in Castaway. 122 more words

Science Fiction

From DLR: "Lander Control Center in contact with Philae once again"

German Aerospace Center


Lander Control Center at DLR – Control Center for Philae

The team at the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) received data from the… 453 more words

Basic Research

NASA wants you to design the next big thing in aerospace technology

NASA wants to expand its study of the universe, particularly human exploration of Mars, and it wants your help.

The Early Stage Innovations team at NASA is looking for proposals from American universities for technology that would benefit NASA’s space program and the wider aerospace community. 23 more words

Christian Science Monitor