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Nasa Mars Landing

Successful Flying Saucer Mission Brings Us A Step Closer To Mars

AP | CHRISTOPHER WEBER | Posted 08.28.2014 | Science

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A saucer-shaped NASA vehicle testing new technology for Mars landings rocketed high over the Pacific on Saturday and deployed a n...

Ambitious Test On Tap For Real-Life 'Flying Saucer'

The Huffington Post | Clarke Reilly | Posted 06.05.2014 | Science

If you've ever wanted to see a real-life "flying saucer," here's your chance. NASA is planning to test-launch a new saucer-shaped spacecraft from t...

NASA To Test New Mars 'Flying Saucer'

The Huffington Post | Chloe Fox | Posted 04.11.2014 | Science

Mars is inching closer and closer to Earth this month -- really close. In fact, the red planet and Earth will be the closest they'll be until 2016...

Landing on Mars Takes the Right Stuff

Dr. Philip Neches | Posted 10.12.2012 | Science
Dr. Philip Neches

"Rocket science" is more than propulsion, navigation, and imagination. It is the discipline to analyze very complex things in order to identify every risk. Some risks can be designed out. Some can be reduced by a back-up system.

NASA 'Mohawk Guy' Flooded With Marriage Proposals

Posted 08.06.2012 | Weddings

NASA had a very big day on Monday, with the successful landing of their newest Mars rover, "Curiosity." But one thing is outshining that huge accom...

Artist Creates Futuristic Mars Tribute To 'Curiosity'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

This month marks the successful landing of NASA's Mars rover, Curiosity. With aims of assessing Mars' ability to sustain life forms, the rover has jus...

NASA To Choose Between These 2 Mars Landing Sites

Posted 09.06.2011 | Technology

(AP/THE HUFFINGTON POST) PASADENA, Calif. -- NASA is deciding between two places on Mars to send its next rover. The space agency said Wednesday th...