We take a look at the reasons why there are no human footprints on the surface of Mars. SpaceX have also had plans of their own to get to the Red Planet.
Data and images from NASA’s Curiosity rover found evidence that wind played a key role in erosional processes on the red planet, despite the lower atmospheric volume. Plus, astrophysics and cosmology news, a baby exoplanet.
Not too much going on this January, other than lots of planets to see, Saturn and Venus passing within 1˚, and PERHAPS a naked-eye comet.
Happy New Year! It’s time for news round-up and sky guide with @AwesomeAstroPod. We have leak on the ISS, the end of Mars lander, a new way to look for aliens, and how did dust form the expanding halo observed around the GRB source?
Traveling to Mars is dangerous. Landing on Mars is dangerous. Staying on Mars is dangerous. Lifting off from Mars is dangerous. And returning from Mars is dangerous. So how long people will survive on Mars?
Join the @WSHCrew for discussion with Dr. Victor Gysembergh about his Hipparchus’ Lost Star Catalog. Also news update about Mars Rover, Artemis 1, exoplanet atmosphere and more.
This week we revisiting Apollo photographically with Andy Saunders. @WSHCrew also have news about meteorite impact on Mars, radio telescope on the far side of the Moon. More at #365daysOfAstro
Today’s travelers in the night talks about Rose Matheny discovery and about Lichen could flourish in Mars-like conditions
Halloween month brings us some spooooooooky astronomy. Saturn and Jupiter soar ominously above, Mars creeps in, and rocks fall from the sky.
A trio of stories examines the possibilities for finding life in strange, new places, including deep underground here on Earth, in the subsurface oceans of Europa, and fossilized within sedimentary rocks on Mars.