China’s Mars craft enters parking orbit before landing rover

China says its Tianwen-1 spacecraft has entered a temporary parking orbit around Mars in anticipation of landing a rover on the red planet in the coming months ByThe Associated Press February 24, 2021, 3:19 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BEIJING — China says its Tianwen-1 spacecraft has entered […]

NASA releases Mars landing video: ‘Stuff of our dreams’

NASA has released the first high-quality video of a spacecraft landing on Mars By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer February 22, 2021, 10:45 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA on Monday released the first high-quality video of a spacecraft landing on Mars, a three-minute […]

Mars landing team ‘awestruck’ by photo of descending rover

NASA has released the first close-up picture that captures a rover descending to the dusty red surface of Mars By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer February 19, 2021, 8:49 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The world got its first close-up look at a Mars […]

NASA rover streaks toward a landing on Mars

A NASA rover is hurtling toward a landing on Mars in the riskiest step yet in an epic quest to bring back rocks that could answer whether life ever existed on the red planet By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer February 18, 2021, 5:57 AM • 4 min read CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A NASA […]

Bosnia village with link to Mars enthralled by rover landing

Bosnian villagers are preparing to gather in front of a video screen in the yard of their community’s only school to watch NASA’s Mars rover attempt a difficult landing Thursday in a crater on the Red Planet named after their small village By ALMIR ALIC Associated Press February 17, 2021, 3:01 PM • 4 min […]

NASA rover attempting most difficult Martian touchdown yet

NASA’s latest road trip to Mars is almost complete By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer February 17, 2021, 4:42 PM • 4 min read CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Spacecraft aiming to land on Mars have skipped past the planet, burned up on entry, smashed into the surface, and made it down amid a fierce dust […]

Bosnia village with link to Mars enthralled by rover landing

Bosnian villagers are preparing to gather in front of a video screen in the yard of their community’s only school to watch NASA’s Mars rover attempt a difficult landing Thursday in a crater on the Red Planet named after their small village By ALMIR ALIC Associated Press February 17, 2021, 3:01 PM • 4 min […]

United Arab Emirates publishes first photo from Mars probe

The United Arab Emirates has published the first image for its Mars probe now circling the red planet ByThe Associated Press February 14, 2021, 9:48 AM • 1 min read DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The United Arab Emirates on Sunday published the first image for its Mars probe now circling the red planet. The […]