How NASA will launch Mars samples from the Red Planet

Work is underway on a vital part of NASA’s return plans for Mars samples. The Mars Ascent Vehicle (MAV) is a small, lightweight, two-stage solid propellant rocket with a big mission: blasting rock, sediment and atmospheric samples Mars in the early 2030s, in the first-ever rocket launch from the surface of another planet. The MAV, … Read more

1st country “master Mars” – China publishes stunning images of the red planet that wants to beat the US in the space race

China’s first interplanetary exploration mission, the Tianwen-1 Mars probe, was successfully launched on July 23, 2020. It had performed an extraordinary feat of orbiting, landing and traveling around the Red Planet. Two years later, the Tianwen-1 probe comes to an end. On June 29, China’s Tianwen-1 probe captured the latest images of Mars. The China … Read more

1st country “master Mars” – China publishes stunning images of the red planet that wants to beat the US in the space race

China’s first interplanetary exploration mission, the Tianwen-1 Mars probe, was successfully launched on July 23, 2020. It had performed an extraordinary feat of orbiting, landing and traveling around the Red Planet. Two years later, the Tianwen-1 probe comes to an end. On June 29, China’s Tianwen-1 probe captured the latest images of Mars. The China … Read more

Recruiters say the tech job market is still red hot, despite isolated layoffs and cautious words from executives

A “We’re Hiring!” sign is displayed at a Starbucks Mario Tama | News from Getty Images | Getty Images Last week, senior product manager for Coinbase David Hong wrote on LinkedIn that he was getting up at 4 a.m. getting ready for a meeting when his company MacBook suddenly shut down. He later found out … Read more

Mars Base 101: how astronauts can get the most out of a 30-day stay on the Red Planet

NASA is evaluating a first human sojourn on the surface of Mars that would last about 30 Earth days. Scientists and engineers discuss how best to use that month on the Red Planet. Has the Mars explorers plant a flag, simply try to stay alive, do valuable scientific work, or prioritize setting up equipment for … Read more