January would not be so exciting if it weren’t for the two times we can see a close encounter between the Moon, Venus, and Mars. Also visible this month are Jupiter, Saturn, and maybe Mercury.
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Mars is a world of extremes. This unassuming red world is home to the largest and tallest volcanoes in the entire solar system. In fact, it’s not even a close contest, with Olympus Mons rising 22 kilometers above the surrounding plains. More than twice as tall as Mount Everest. How did Mars get such big […]
Billions of years ago Mars was a vastly different world. Let’s explore the story of geology on Mars.
A story of 40 years Mars Exploration since Viking
Come and hear about the debate on whether there could be life on Mars, and what that would mean for Earth.
Landing on the surface of Mars is very difficult. How to get to and from the Red Planet?
How to live on Mars?
December brings us good views of Venus, Mars, and Jupiter, maybe some Geminid Meteors & a good Lunar occultation of Aldebaran!