Tag archive for ‘Mars’
InSight Lander
By Vipul Kumar On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012
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What’s Next After Curiosity : InSight Lander

InSight (Interior exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport) Lander After Curiosity, NASA’s next mission to Mars would be a stationary probe to drill into the planet. The probe More...

ChemCam Laser On Curiosity: An Artistic View
By Vipul Kumar On Monday, August 20th, 2012
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Curiosity Blasts Rocks On Mars With Its Laser

ChemCam Laser On Curiosity: An Artistic View NASA’s space rover, Curiosity on Mars successfully completed the testing of its lasers by zapping its first rock with its laser beam on Sunday. It is an important More...

Curiosity On Mars
By Vipul Kumar On Thursday, August 16th, 2012
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NASA updates Curiosity’s software from 350 million miles away

Just as we like to keep our computers and smart phones up to date  with the latest software, same is the case with NASA. NASA is trying to keep the Curiosity rover’s software up to date from 350 million More...

An image of Mars taken by Curiosity
By Vipul Kumar On Saturday, August 11th, 2012
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Curiosity Will Get A Software Upgrade Soon

An image of Mars taken by Curiosity The Mars Science Laboratory has landed on Mars with its cameras all set to discover Mars like never before. Those “7-minutes of terror” are history now. The breaking More...

NASA's Curiosity Rover Lands On Mars
By Vipul Kumar On Monday, August 6th, 2012
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NASA’s Curiosity Rover Lands On Mars

NASA's Curiosity Rover Lands On Mars NASA’s Mars Curiosity Rover cleared the Martian skies and landed on a giant mould of layered rock inside an ancient crater at 1:32 AM EDT. The rover landed on the More...

India Will Set Its Feet On Mars Too Next Year
By Vipul Kumar On Saturday, August 4th, 2012
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India Set to launch March mission by 2013

Meanwhile when US is waiting for its Mars Curiosity Rover to land on Mars on 5th August, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), has confirmed that it plans to send an orbiter to Mars in 2013. It would be More...

Water on Mars
By Vipul Kumar On Monday, June 25th, 2012
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Mars May Have More Water Than We Can Guess

Recently the scientists have discovered that there could be much more water on Mars (or at least some parts of Mars) than we had thought earlier. Scientists examined the water content in meteorites from Mars with More...

Curiosity Rover
By Vipul Kumar On Monday, May 28th, 2012
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NASA’s giant Curiosity Rover up next to roll on MARS

NASA may not be sending astronauts on Mars but this does not mean that space exploration has stopped. NASA would still be unfolding the mysteries of the universe with its “Curiosity Rover”. The rover More...