Space

NASA Haughton-Mars Project announces successful field test of smart glove

The NASA Haughton-Mars Project (HMP), with collaborating organizations SETI Institute, Mars Institute, NASA Ames Research Center, Collins Aerospace, and Ntention have announced the successful field test of a smart glove, which could be used in future human exploration of the Moon and Mars. The smart glove utilizes a human-machine interface (HuMI) allowing astronauts to control robots, […]

Space

China Successfully Completes Landing Trial Ahead of 2020 Mars Mission

China has successfully concluded a landing test in preparation for its planned Mars mission, a significant advancement in the race to Mars. During the trial, a probe designed to land on Mars separated from the main spacecraft at a height of 230 feet carefully descending to an altitude of just under 50 feet from the […]

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NASA Requests Funding for Mars Sample Return in 2026

NASA has requested funding for a Mars sample return mission, that could be ready to launch by 2026. The space agency has made a $2.6 million budget request for the fiscal year 2020 and a portion of these funds would be allocated to funding the mission. NASA has stated that the mission would involve a […]