ESA’s Mars Express orbiter has been snapping pics for 16 years. This recently released pole-to-pole image is astoundingly beautiful. Be sure to click through to the article, where there’s lots of discussion of the details.
Insight picks up the first quake on a celestial body other than Earth or the Moon.
If you give this a little thought, it makes perfect sense.
I’m looking at this image and thinking about all the scientists and engineers and technicians involved in the design and assembly of this equipment. How remarkable it must feel to look at this image of their creation sitting on Mars, ready to get to work. Kudos! I mean… wow.
A collection of creepy sounds from throughout our solar system.
Our unmanned efforts in space deserve great credit, but they aren’t enough.
background: NASA Juno Mission Collection 2 excerpt (https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/juno/multimedia/junoanimations.html), NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center MAVEN animation (https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/11024)
Getting Science out there! This is really very cool when you think about it.
The volcanic mountains on Mars are truly impressive. Here’s why.
The Moon is a distraction. We don’t need to go there in order to go to Mars.
“Mars is a far more rewarding target, both philosophically and scientifically, than the moon ever was. So let’s challenge ourselves and go there next.”