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On the surface of Mars are NASA’s Curiosity rover and InSight lander. Above Mars are several orbiters, Antennas on Earth and those on active spacecraft on or around Mars regularly exchange data. This regular exchange of data will pause between August 28 and September 7 because of a phenomenon called Mars solar conjunction. Why it ..
Topics: Discovery and exploration of the Solar System • Exploration of Mars • Geography of Mars • InSight • Mars • Mars Express • Mars program • Mars rovers • NASA • Rover • Spacecraft • Spaceflight • Sun
InSight, NASA’s new Mars lander, has set up its first instrument on planet Mars. The instrument placed by InSight, which landed on Mars on 26th November, is a quake monitor (seismometer) that will listen for quakes and wobbles. It is the first time that a scientific instrument has ever been placed on another planet’s surface. ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has recently announced to launch Mars Mission “HOPE”, which is expected to be launched by 2020. Upon launch, it will become the first mission to Mars by any Arab or Muslim country. The aim of the mission is to enrich the capabilities of Emirati engineers and to increase human knowledge ..