TAGs: Earth

NASA discovers Mars ice deposit the size of lake superior

29/11/2016 10:32

NASA has announced the discovery of a colossal mass of underground ice on Mars that could hold as much water as Lake Superior, the second-largest lake on Earth. The body was found in a region of the red planet called “the Utopia” in an area some 2,050 miles in diameter, roughly the size of New Mexico, and running about 560 feet below the surface.

Incoming! Lunar Study Reveals Big Increase in Major Asteroid Strikes on Earth

19/01/2019 15:20

A new study has revealed that large asteroids have been striking Earth more than twice as often in the past 290 million years as they did in the 400 million years before that. The evidence wasn’t to be found here, though, but on the moon. Don’t worry, the chances of us getting hit are still one-in-a-million.

InSight: Nasa lander asks Mars the questions Earth can't answer

04/05/2018 10:16

Nasa’s first lander to Mars since 2012 is set to launch on Saturday morning from Vandenberg air force base in California. The InSight spacecraft aims to listen for quakes and unravel the mystery of how rocky planets such as Earth form. If all goes as planned it should land on Mars on 26 November.

Money Talks: US Reportedly Wants to Privatize ISS

13/02/2018 23:52

The ISS, with its first section, launched back in 1998, was jointly developed by the US and Russia and allows international crews to conduct scientific research in a low Earth orbit environment.