Mars Exploration News

Our Mars Exploration news feed is the go-to source for the latest discoveries, mission updates, and technological advancements related to the Red Planet. With a focus on the international efforts to explore Mars, from robotic rovers to plans for human colonization, our coverage tracks humanity's progress in uncovering the secrets of our celestial neighbor.

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2024-06-13T06:22:36.276633-07:00

Rice Hosts ISU Space Studies Program for Mars and Moon Exploration

Over 200 space industry professionals gathered at Rice University for the opening ceremony of the International Space University's Space Studies Program, focusing on lunar and Martian exploration.

2024-06-11T13:34:39.632761-07:00

Ed Stone, Former JPL Director and Voyager Scientist, Passes Away

Stone was renowned for his leadership and consensus-building at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, significantly impacting the space community.

2024-06-11T09:55:00.513996-07:00

Spaceflight Kidney Damage Threatens Mars Missions

New research reveals that cosmic radiation and microgravity cause permanent kidney damage, potentially jeopardizing planned missions to Mars and challenging the vision for a sustainable human presence on the red planet.

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2024-06-11T09:55:00.513996-07:002024-06-11T09:55:00.513996-07:00

Spaceflight Kidney Damage Threatens Mars Missions

New research reveals that cosmic radiation and microgravity cause permanent kidney damage, potentially jeopardizing planned missions to Mars and challenging the vision for a sustainable human presence on the red planet.

2024-06-03T22:23:33.066489-07:002024-06-03T22:23:33.066489-07:00

2024-06-03T13:32:45.080855-07:002024-06-03T13:32:45.080855-07:00

Insights from NASA's 10th Achieving Mars Workshop

In December, NASA officials, space industry experts, academics, and science communicators gathered in Washington, D.C., for the Achieving Mars Workshop X, discussing critical advancements and challenges in Mars exploration.

2024-06-01T17:03:17.682673-07:002024-06-01T17:03:17.682673-07:00

Lost Luggage Incident Affects ANZAC Day Travel

Transport Minister Catherine King criticized the poor passenger treatment in Australia following an incident where veterans' luggage was lost during their Anzac Day trip.

2024-05-29T10:06:28.983525-07:002024-05-29T10:06:28.983525-07:00

Redwire Wins NASA Contract for Mars Surface-Imaging Study

Redwire Corporation will leverage its heritage spacecraft technology to conceptualize a commercial Mars spacecraft for surface imagery, catering to industry and government clients under a NASA/JPL contract.