Tag Archives: Mars

Why one engineer says SpaceX’s Starship is a ‘big deal’

SpaceX Starship and Super Heavy Stack

Starship may bring a viable solution to large-scale settlement on Mars, a space engineer and blogger said in a presentation to the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Saturday (Sept. 11). But it's not a sure bet yet, as we still need to bear in mind problems such as logistics. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, …

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Mars Exploration with Chris Herd

NASA's Mars Perseverance rover acquired this image using its Left Mastcam-Z camera. Mastcam-Z is a pair of cameras located high on the rover's mast

In this episode of the Space Economy podcast we discuss Mars and the Perseverance rover, its helicopter, a future sample return mission and touches on In-Situ Resource Utilization. This is the sixth of ten episodes in our special series Doing Business in the Solar System hosted by Elizabeth Howell.

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NASA’s Perseverance rover successfully lands on Mars

NASA Perseverance rover sends back its first picture

Watching NASA’s Perseverance rover mission control you could feel the tension through the screen as the rover entered the 7 minutes of terror landing phase. Once again though, as was the case for NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover in 2012, Perseverance nailed the landing and sent back its first picture after landing at 3:55 p.m. EST.

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