Tag: Red Planet

NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Recharges Batteries, Perseverance Completes 1st Course Correction

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION/KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – Its been a busy start for NASA’s $2.7 Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission to the Red Planet with a duo of major activities accomplished since blasting off from the Florida Space Coast on July 30. One week into its seven-month interplanetary journey to Mars NASA’s Ingenuity Mars

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

NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover Launch Delayed to July 22

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover launch has been delayed to July 22 due to contaminations concerns as the final encapsulation process was underway at the Kennedy Space Center on Florida’s Space Coast. “NASA and United Launch Alliance are now targeting Wednesday, July 22, for launch of the Mars 2020 mission due to

Ingenuity – Alabama High School Junior Names 1st Ever Red Planet Helicopter for NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover Perseverance

For SpaceUpClose.com & RocketSTEM CAPE CANAVERAL, FL – Ingenuity has been chosen as the name for the small but innovative and groundbreaking spacecraft that will mark NASA’s first attempt at powered flight on another planet as part of NASA Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission – and the name was submitted by Alabama High School junior student Vaneeza Rupani. NASA’s 2020