Lunar ice and data science making Mars mission a reality
The moon will once again play a crucial role in the space race. But, this time, as a giant link in the planetary supply chain.
By Gully! Mars is not dead
Researchers find movement on Mars! It’s in the gullies. And it can tell us more about gully erosion here on Earth.
Remembering the Starman: Life (and death) on Mars using synthetic biology
Synthetic biology could be used to create ‘living memorials’ for a future Mars colony, 100 years from now.
MAVEN to Mars via Canberra
In a ‘text book’ launch, NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft roared off its pad at Cape Canaveral and disappeared into a cloud […]
Mars Needs MoMs
India launches its first mission to Mars On November 5, 2013, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched its […]
Wormhole Wednesday: A decade of adventure on Mars
To cap off World Space Week, today we have a guest post from Dr Paulo de Souza, OCE Science Leader […]
We’re running with a Russian theme today. First up is the news that Russia is looking to ensure its status […]
The 11th day of Geekmas
It’s the eleventh day of Geekmas and we have 11 zero-gravity fridge rovers to give away. To win, solve this […]
Mars pics from Curiosity
Just wanted to share these amazing pictures from the Curiosity mission. For more news and the latest from Mars go […]
Houston, we have a check in: Space 2.0
(This article first appeared in The Conversation.) Social media is the new frontier for space exploration, shaping an age of […]
Australia is “all ears” for Mars landing
NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory will land on Mars on Monday 6 August (AEST). The Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex, which […]