Mars

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Measures a Key Component of Life on Mars for the First Time – SciTechDaily

NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover used the Mast Camera, or Mastcam, to capture this area at the edge of a site called “Yellowknife Bay.” Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS Recently published research identifies the presence of organic carbon in the rocks of Mars. For the first time, scientists are using data from NASA Founded in 1958, the National Aeronautics …

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Watch: Five planets line up in a rare planetary parade for the first time in 18 years – NDTV

The alignment has been happening since June 10. Five planets from the solar system, separated by billions of kilometers, appeared in the pre-dawn sky in a rare planetary conjunction that won’t repeat until 2040. Mercury, Mars, Venus, and Saturn recently appeared in the sky above Earth. The Five planets gathered together As they move in …

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A Mars spacecraft has been running on Windows 98 Era for 19 years, but no longer exists – Gizmodo

Illustration of the Mars Express spacecraft launched in 2003.Clarification: ESA Dial-up Internet Days, AOL Instant Messenger and Myspace may be gone on Earth, but on Mars, the early years of the internet are still alive. The Martian spacecraft has been running on software designed for more than 20 years in a proprietary environment based on …

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