Events

  • Humans to Mars (H2M) Summit

    Date: 05/06/2013 - 05/08/2013 Location: Lisner Auditorium of the George Washington University

    What do we need to land humans on Mars by 2030?

    H2M will be a comprehensive Mars exploration conference to address the major technical, scientific, and policy related challenges that need to be overcome to send humans to Mars by 2030. ... Read More

  • André Kuipers in Artis Planetarium

    Date: 10/08/2012 - 10/08/2012 Time: 7:30 -9:30 p,m. CEST Location: Artis Planetarium, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

    Dutch astronaut André Kuipers to talk about his stay at ISS earlier this year

    André Kuipers was the first Dutchman to stay a full 6 months at the ISS, a life long dream of André. André also dreams of walking on Mars, as so many of his colleagues do. He knows that the fullfillment of this dream will go to a later astronaut, but he is willing to work hard to keep human space flight at the forefront of his government to make it come to pass. This lecture by André Kuipers is organised by the Netherlands Space Society (NVR) ... Read More

  • JPL briefing on Thursday 4 October, 2 p.m. EDT; audio with ppt slides

    Date: 10/04/2012 - 10/04/2012 Time: 2 pm EDT Location: JPL Pasadena

    JPL briefing on Thursday 4 October, 2 p.m. EDT; audio with ppt slides

    The next (audio) media teleconference on Curiosity's mission is on Thursday October 4 at 2 p.m. EDT (= 11 a.m. PDT).
    The Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft is one month into a two-year mission to investigate whether conditions have been favorable for microbial life and preserving clues in the rocks about possible past life.
    Audio and visuals of the event will be streamed live online
    I believe based on how this teleconference is announced, that this is again an audio only teleconference with powerpoint slides to look at on the ustream.tv/jpl channel.
    Curiosity is 56 days into a two-year mission to investigate whether conditions may have been favorable for microbial life.
    Visuals (images) will be available at the start of the event ... Read More

  • Evening with an Astronaut

    Date: 08/17/2012 - 08/17/2012 Time: 8:00 P.M. Location: Museum of Science in Boston

    Astronaut Stephen Bowen will talk about his space experiences.

    In connection with the temporary exhibit Destination Station, the Museum is delighted to host astronaut Stephen Bowen, a three-time resident of the International Space Station. He'll give a presentation called "Experiences in Orbit" and has graciously agreed to meet and talk with visitors, take photos, and sign autographs. ... Read More

  • Destination Station Science and Technology Research Panel

    Date: 08/14/2012 - 08/14/2012 Time: 1:00-3:00 Location: Raytheon Theatre- Northwestern University

    Learn about the International Space Station and how discoveries made in space improve life on Earth. ... Read More

Daily Briefing

  • Chris Carberry: One Year of Curiosity - Are We Any Closer to Sending Humans to Mars?...

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  • Read the results of a national opinion poll about human and robotic exploration of Mars....

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  • Learn about the Humans to Mars Summit and watch the live webcast on May 6-8, 2013!...

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  • Has Curiosity found clues to life's building blocks on Mars?...

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  • As we all expected one of the Mars satellites imaged the area where Curiosity landed in greater detail...

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  • Bill Nye’s reaction to the Rover’s landing as he watches it from PlanetFest in California...

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  • Christopher Carberry, head of a Beverly-based nonprofit organization pushing for human exploration of Mars by 2030, was in Pasadena, CA...

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  • It's time for NASA to set its sight on sending a human to the red planet...

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  • Jeff Horwich interviewing Chris Carberry, Executive Director of Explore Mars, on his thoughts on the future of Mars expeditions...

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  • 'Landing Parties “See we’re not all geeks” '...

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  • Image of descending Curiosity by HiRISE on MRO
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  • T-0 Days: Landing - Today is the day! Will the landing be successful? Go Curiosity!...

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  • Chris Carberry blog in Huffington Post: "Humans on Mars by 2030 can and should be our next goal."...

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  • T-1 Days: Entry, Descent and Landing ...

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  • T-2 Days: Navigation - Each rover we send to Mars is more autonomous in its navigation than the previous rovers...

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  • Explore Mars' Chris Carberry spoke on NPR's Morning Edition about excitement around Curiosity's landing...

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  • Forbes' Alex Knapp on the upcoming landing of the Mars Probe Curiosity...

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  • T-3 Days: Communications and its importance on the 23 month mission. Without communications no mission; it is a simple as that...

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  • T-4 Days: Analysis of the Curiosity rover wheels and the necessary power to allow the rover to travel across the rough Mars terrain...

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  • T-5 Days: New possibilities of a more hospitable Martian past have emerged...

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  • NPR's Diane Rehm: The U.S. Mission To Mars. Get Curious at 45:20!...

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  • "Mars Rock" lands at Houston City Hall...

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  • The Martian Invasion starts with "7 Minutes of Terror" Aug 5 2012 at Space Center Houston Landing Party...

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  • We could not drive large distances with the first mars rover; scientists named the first rock Sojourner visited “Yogi.”...

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  • Landing in 1997, a bouncing method of airbags was used to land Mars Pathfinder after having been slowed with a parachute. ...

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  • Humans on Mars by 2030! Join Explore Mars and the George Washington Univ. Space Policy Institute at the 2013 Humans to Mars Summit ...

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  • We are not living in ordinary times, and the stakes have never been higher for a Mars landing ......

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  • That’s a long tail! The giant dust-evil plume shown in this late-springtime photo of the Martian landscape of Amazonis Planitia is 1.5 mile high. ...

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National Geographic

In National Geographic’s e-short book ‘Mars Landing 2012,’ written by Washington Post science correspondent Marc Kaufman and published just as the suspense builds, with Curiosity hurtling toward Mars, space science readers

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Pre-Landing Poll

  • Polls

    • Did you attend the Humans to Mars Summit (H2M)?

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