17 Cameras and one complete Chemistry Lab on wheels … successfully landed on MARS

If you don’t by now know, there where the heck have you been for the last 24 hours … on MARS? Well we have a slightly higher resolution image now (left) taken by one of the vehicle’s lower-fidelity, black-and-white Hazard Avoidance Cameras – or Hazcams. “Curiosity’s landing site is beginning to come into focus,” said John … Read more17 Cameras and one complete Chemistry Lab on wheels … successfully landed on MARS

There is a plan to establish the first human settlement on Mars in 2023 … yes that soon.

Some folks claim they have a plan to establish the first human settlement on Mars in 2023. Apparently the idea is that they will build things first so that a habitable settlement will be waiting for the settlers when they land, and that the settlement will support them while they live and work on Mars … Read moreThere is a plan to establish the first human settlement on Mars in 2023 … yes that soon.

Surface of Mars Possibly Shaped By Plate Tectonics In Recent Past

Wow … cool … space.com reports that there is evidence that there has been plate tectonic activity on Mars as recently as 250,000 years ago. You can click on the picture to get a larger copy. What it shows is that the many ridges and scarps on the rumpled apron of land north and west … Read moreSurface of Mars Possibly Shaped By Plate Tectonics In Recent Past