Tag: Solar System

  • HUMANITY TO REACH MARS BY 2040?

    by Móeiður Þorvaldsdóttir NASA is planning for its top priority manned mission to Mars to be accomplished by the mid-2030s. This will follow three exploratory missions meant to investigate the long-term viability of humans surviving on Mars. Furthermore, these missions are necessary to develop and test necessary systems and equipment such as life support and…

  • The Mystery Spots of Ceres

    The Mystery Spots of Ceres

    by Ioana Boian (edited by Andrew Blance) How did the Solar System form? How did water originate on Earth? These are some of the questions that researchers studying distant icy objects in the outskirts of our Solar System are trying to answer. By investigating Ceres, a small dwarf planet in the asteroid belt, they hope…