Tag: Mars

NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover Launches to the Red Planet in Search of Life: Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION/KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  NASA’s $2.7 Billion Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover launched today on a 300 million mile (500 million km) interplanetary journey atop a powerful United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket under picture perfect skies from the Florida Space Coast to the Red Planet where she will rove an ancient

ULA Atlas V Rocket Poised for Liftoff July 30 with NASA’s Red Planet Rover Perseverance: Watch Live/Photos

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION/KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL –  NASA’s $2.7 Billion Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover is poised for liftoff standing vertical for her Destination Mars interplanetary journey – after she rolled out to launch pad 41 yesterday morning bolted atop the powerful United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket that will propel her to space for

Mars 2020 Exploration Mission Guide from RocketSTEM and Space UpClose: Free Download

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – Enjoy our “Mars 2020 Exploration Mission Guide” about NASA’s  Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover and Ingenuity Helicopter brought to you by the journalists at RocketSTEM magazine and Space UpClose space news website. Plus – the Mars guide is both educational and fun!! Our Guide is created specifically for the public at large

China Launches Ambitious Tianwen-1 Robotic Mission to Orbit, Land and Rove the Red Planet

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – China has successfully launched its first fully indigenous mission to Mars – the extremely ambitious Tianwen-1 robotic mission designed to orbit, land and rove on the Red Planet – aimed at comprehensively investigating its climate, atmosphere and geology and search for signatures of water as well as snapping numerous images. China utilized its most

Hope – Historic 1st Emirates Mission Launches to Mars

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – Hope – the history making first Emirates mission to Mars was hurled skywards Sunday, July 19 on a Japanese rocket to begin a seven month interplanetary journey bound for the Red Planet and designed to study  the planets weather and climate, build a foundation for the nations burgeoning space program and inspire the

1st Arab Mission to Mars Set for Liftoff July 19: Watch Live

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – The first Arab mission to Mars that is sponsored by the government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) ) is set for liftoff today, Sunday, July 19, on a Japanese rocket after a series weather delays postponed the mission to study the planets weather and climate by nearly a week already from July

We Persevere: Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover Video

  For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – NASA has released a new promotional video about NASA’s next Mission to Mars – the Mars 2020 Perseverance rover. The video is titled “We Persevere”. Video Caption:   NASA’s next Mars rover has a name – Perseverance. Like every exploration mission before, our rover is going to face challenges, and it’s going to