Tag: Mars

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Rocket Lab Integrating Twin Spacecraft for Mission to Mars for NASA

October 19, 2023

Via: ASD News

Rocket Lab USA, Inc., a global leader in launch services and space systems, today announced that the two spacecraft the Company is building for NASA’s Escape and Plasma Acceleration and Dynamics Explorers (ESCAPADE) mission have entered the system integration phase […]

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One in the sensing eye for Nasa’s Mars Perseverance Rover

July 31, 2020

Via: Electronics Weekly

The Mars 2020 mission is part of a long-term effort of robotic exploration of the Red Planet, including looking for signs of past microbial life. Specifically, Teledyne’s CCD42-10 sensor (right) has performed a similar role on Mars since 2012 within […]

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Mission to Mars: To Be Continued!

October 10, 2018

Via: ASD News

Thales Alenia Space, a joint company between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), announced today that it has signed two study contracts* with the European Space Agency (ESA) in the frame of a joint ESA-NASA study on an international Mars Sample […]

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NASA Is Bringing Back Cold War-Era Atomic Rockets to Get to Mars

February 15, 2018

Via: Industry Week

In the race to land humans on Mars, NASA is blowing the cobwebs off a technology it shelved in the 1970s — nuclear-powered rockets. Last year, NASA partnered with BWXT Nuclear Energy Inc. for an $18.8 million contract to design […]