Новости по теме Mars

Elon Musk envisions 'fun' but dangerous trips to Mars
Elon Musk envisions 'fun' but dangerous trips to Mars

SpaceX chief Elon Musk unveiled on Tuesday ambitious plans to establish a Mars colony by sending 100 humans at a time on massive spacecraft.

Elon Musk envisions 'fun' but dangerous trips to Mars
Comet Siding Spring whizzes past Mars
Comet Siding Spring whizzes past Mars

A comet the size of a small mountain whizzed past Mars, dazzling space enthusiasts with the once-in-a-million-years encounter.

Comet Siding Spring whizzes past Mars
US-India to collaborate on Mars exploration
US-India to collaborate on Mars exploration

The United States and India agreed to cooperate on future exploration of the Red Planet.

US-India to collaborate on Mars exploration
India's spacecraft beams back first Mars photos
India's spacecraft beams back first Mars photos

India's spacecraft has beamed back its first photos of Mars, showing its crater-marked surface.

India's spacecraft beams back first Mars photos
Indian spacecraft on course to enter Mars orbit
Indian spacecraft on course to enter Mars orbit

India is on course to become the first nation to reach Mars on its first attempt.

Indian spacecraft on course to enter Mars orbit
NASA's Mars Curiosity rover reaches 'far frontier'
NASA's Mars Curiosity rover reaches 'far frontier'

NASA's $2.5 billion Curiosity rover has reached the base of the Martian mountain it aims to explore and should start drilling rocks there soon.

NASA's Mars Curiosity rover reaches 'far frontier'
Robots do battle over Mars exploration
Robots do battle over Mars exploration

Robots built to traverse the rugged terrain of Mars battled it out in Poland in a competition to find the best way to explore the Red Planet.

Robots do battle over Mars exploration
NASA rover breaks out-of-this-world distance record
NASA rover breaks out-of-this-world distance record

The US space agency's Opportunity rover has now clocked more miles on Mars than any man-made vehicle to reach another celestial body, NASA said.

NASA rover breaks out-of-this-world distance record
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Chinese moon rover designer shooting for Mars

The man who designed China's Jade Rabbit moon rover hopes a more advanced version of his creation will be sent to Mars, state media reported, underscoring Beijing's increasingly ambitious space programme.

Chinese moon rover designer shooting for Mars
"Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator" vehicle. Photo courtesy of top.rbc.ru
NASA's 'flying saucer' tests new Mars-landing technology

NASA sent a saucer-like vehicle high into the sky to test technology for a future Mars landing, but its parachute tangled when deployed and the spacecraft splashed into the Pacific Ocean.

NASA's 'flying saucer' tests new Mars-landing technology
Mars 'jelly doughnut' rock intrigues scientists
Mars 'jelly doughnut' rock intrigues scientists

A strange rock that looks like a jelly doughnut has appeared on Mars, and scientists are closer to figuring out how it got there.

Mars 'jelly doughnut' rock intrigues scientists
Earthly politicians seek roadmap for space exploration
Earthly politicians seek roadmap for space exploration

Seeking to boldly go where few politicians have gone before, more than 30 space-faring nations gathered Thursday to map out ways to pool mankind's efforts to explore the stars.

Earthly politicians seek roadmap for space exploration
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More than 1,000 chosen for one-way Mars reality-TV mission

More than 1,000 candidates -- from 200,000 hopefuls -- have been chosen to train for a private Mars colonisation mission to be partly funded by a reality-TV show following their training and subsequent steps, organisers said Thursday.

More than 1,000 chosen for one-way Mars reality-TV mission
The  distillation unit. ©Dmitriy Khegai
Kazakhstan invention to help find life on Mars

A distillation unit invented in Kazakhstan will be used by the expeditions search for life on Mars.

Kazakhstan invention to help find life on Mars
NASA poised to launch Mars atmosphere probe
NASA poised to launch Mars atmosphere probe

What happened to the water on Mars? How did the Red Planet's atmosphere become so thin over time? NASA's MAVEN probe is scheduled to launch Monday on a mission to find out.

NASA poised to launch Mars atmosphere probe
Indian Mars mission suffers glitch but 'no setback'
Indian Mars mission suffers glitch but 'no setback'

India's Mars spacecraft suffered a brief engine failure Monday as scientists tried to move it into a higher orbit around Earth, but controllers denied any setback to the ambitious low-cost mission.

Indian Mars mission suffers glitch but 'no setback'
China shows off moon rover model before space launch
China shows off moon rover model before space launch

China offered a rare glimpse into its secretive space programme on Tuesday, displaying a model of a lunar rover that will explore the moon's surface in an upcoming mission.

China shows off moon rover model before space launch
Countdown to Mars: Indian mission prepares for blastoff
Countdown to Mars: Indian mission prepares for blastoff

India's launches its first mission to Mars on Tuesday, aiming to become the only Asian nation to reach the Red Planet with a programme designed to showcase its low-cost space technology.

Countdown to Mars: Indian mission prepares for blastoff
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NASA to probe why Mars lost its atmosphere

NASA said Monday it is on track to launch its Maven probe to Mars next month to find out why the Red Planet lost much of its atmosphere.

NASA to probe why Mars lost its atmosphere
NASA's Mars Curiosity. ©Reuters/NASA/Handout
Life on Mars hopes fade after rover findings: study

Hopes of finding life on Mars suffered a setback after new findings from NASA's Curiosity rover detected only trace amounts of methane gas in the Red Planet's atmosphere.

Life on Mars hopes fade after rover findings: study