Tag: Mars

NASA explores product endorsements and rocket naming rights

NASA’s new leader is gung-ho on privatizing spaceflight, and that could lead to some new approaches to branding… like it or not. Administrator Jim Bridenstine has unveiled a NASA Advisory Council committee that will explore the feasibility of commercializing the agency’s operations in low Earth orbit to lower its costs while its eyes

Elon Musk’s dream of nuking Mars terrible, just won’t help to reverse weather, says new study

As we all know, SpaceX boss Elon Musk has always been enthusiastic about colonizing the Red Planet Mars despite all odds about its hostile atmosphere to make life just possible. But, Musk had a solution that he revealed in “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” that he hopes to nuke

Scientists detect giant underground aquifer on Mars, raising hope of life on the planet

Mars hosts a huge underground aquifer of liquid water, according to a group of scientists who say they have found convincing evidence. The underground lake hasn’t been seen directly, but if it’s real, it’s a discovery that substantially increases the likelihood that the Red Planet might host life. Researchers detected

Airbus is designing a Mars rover to return soil samples

Back in April, NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) agreed to figure out whether it’s possible to bring Martian soil samples back to Earth. Now, the ESA has granted Airbus a $5.2 million contract to design a concept for a rover that can collect those samples on the red planet. The space agency has chosen