Mariner 9 was the first spacecraft to orbit another planet. It arrived at Mars in 1971 and subsequently our perceptions of the Red Planet. (Space.com) More
A Brief History of Mars Missions Space.com
For about 50 years, humanity has sent orbiters, probes and landers to the Red Planet. Here's a look at all of the missions to Mars to date.
Posted on 8 April 2019 | 2:00 am | Google News
NASA may have stumbled upon traces of an ancient Martian sea decades ago without realizing it. According to a new study, NASA's first Mars rover mission ...
Posted on 5 April 2019 | 1:58 am | Google News
Dunes, Walnut Shells, Alien Impostors and Other Worlds: A Visit with Sarah Hörst The Planetary Society
A very special, extended conversation with Johns Hopkins University planetary scientist Sarah Hörst is capped by a tour of her fascinating lab. That's where ...
Posted on 27 March 2019 | 2:00 am | Google News
Dear MESSENGER: Kim Stanley Robinson gives thanks to NASA’s Mercury orbiter National Geographic
Ten years after the NASA orbiter's arrival at the innermost world, author Kim Stanley Robinson reflects on how the planet inspired his fiction.
Posted on 22 March 2019 | 2:00 am | Google News
Bill Nye and Planetary Radio Live at Extreme STEAM The Planetary Society
Planetary Radio Live goes on stage at the first ever Fairplex Extreme STEA2M Festival in Pomona, California. Host Mat Kaplan and Planetary Society CEO Bill ...
Posted on 20 March 2019 | 2:00 am | Google News
NASA's first Mars rover landed near an ancient sea, new research sugg Astronomy Magazine
Years before Opportunity discovered solid evidence for water on mars, NASA's first rover spent its time exploring an ancient spillway between a martian ocean ...
Posted on 19 March 2019 | 2:00 am | Google News
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