Essays Tagged: "Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter"

Our Future on Mars

The knowledge of Mars has been an incoherent one for the people of Earth, having acquired the first hard data just ha ... re is the likeliness of any life on the red planet, as well as the structure and surface details of Mars. Recent technology enabling humans to collect first hand data from Mars, such as the Pathfinder ... given the opportunity for scientists to further delve into the past, present, and future history of mars.Now that landing on Mars has become possible, and advancements in technology have enabled human ...

(3 pages) 67 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Information On Mars

Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and is commonly referred to as the Red Planet. The rocks, soi ... s. The ancient Egyptians named the planet Her Descher meaning the red one.Before space exploration, Mars was considered the best candidate for harboring extraterrestrial life. Astronomers thought they ... the tale of invading Martians to cause a near panic.Another reason for scientists to expect life on Mars had to do with the apparent seasonal color changes on the planet's surface. This phenomenon led ...

(3 pages) 40 0 4.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Mars rover beams spectacular images from crater!

s potentially to other rocky planets in the solar system," said Doug McCuistion, director of NASA's Mars exploration program in a news conference.Opportunity will have help from above as it prepares f ... from above as it prepares for the descent into Victoria.It will be working in cooperation with the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter which arrived at Mars in March of last year, but has only now begun to a ...

(2 pages) 679 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy


(1 pages) 671 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Current and Future Planetary missions

Current and Future Planetary MissionsMarsOver the years there have been many missions to Mars, some were very successful, while others we ... ts which can better analyze the surface. Astronomers are already hard at work on future missions to mars which include studying the geology of mars, and possibly bringing back samples to be analyzed h ... rs, and possibly bringing back samples to be analyzed here on earth. Looking back on past missions, Mars is indeed very interesting to study, and it is very intriguing to look at future missions which ...

(3 pages) 20 1 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy