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Mars Exploration Edition

February 22

Mars has intrigued humanity since we first saw it in the night sky as a star-like object. Initially, the planet's crimson tint distinguished it from its gleaming siblings, each captivating in their way, but none forming a ruddy arc across Earth's skies. Then, in the late 1800s, telescopes revealed a fascinating surface replete with patterns and landforms that scientists initially mistook for evidence of a busy Martian civilization. We now know that Mars is devoid of artificial structures. However, we have discovered that the arid, poisonous planet we see now may have been as livable as Earth until 3.5 billion years ago.

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The Space Economy: A Gateway to Opportunities for Innovators
Space - a boundless extension and humans are well capable of doing business anywhere in the universe. Space travel has been an exclusive province of astronauts and animals (as a specimen) for the past few decades. Thanks to visionaries and emerging technologies, multi-planetary life is now a possibility — a breakthrough. What will you call an industry that is not limited to a state, country, continent, or even the planet? Rather than defining it as an industry, we can call it a medium of commerce where humans conduct business. Why wait? Take a look at the economy and initiatives to increase growth and opportunities for various industries.
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Journey towards the Colonization on the Red Planet
Every 26 months, there is an alignment of the Earth and Mars. As a result, travel time and cost are reduced, allowing probes to complete the interplanetary journey in about six months. Space agencies tend to launch investigations during these conjunctions, the most recent in the summer of 2020. Three countries sent spacecraft to Mars during this period: on July 20, 2020, the Emirates United Arabs launched the Hope probe, which will orbit Mars to study its atmosphere and weather conditions; China, which launched the Tianwen-1 probe on July 23; and the United States, which launched the Perseverance rover on July 30.
Aug 2, 2022
Exploring Mars - An Insight into The Missions to The Red Planet
Since the 1960s, hundreds of exploration missions of Mars have been launched to discover more about our neighboring celestial body. Some of them were successful, most were not. Apart from Earth, Mars now has more spacecraft at operation than any other planet.
Aug 2, 2022
Entry, Descent, And Landing Technologies for Perseverance Rover and Other Details
The Perseverance Rover happens to be the most expensive and upgraded mobile laboratory sent on a Mars mission ever. This initiative aims to find evidence of life on Mars and go even beyond that to have a better understanding of the continuously expanding universe. Also, the Rover is supposed to throw light on the future of both manned and unmanned missions to the red planet.
Aug 2, 2022
James Webb Space Observatory- A New Horizon in Human History
The James Webb Space Telescope, also referred to as Webb or JWST, is a massive space-based observatory tuned for infrared wavelengths to complement and expand the Hubble Space Telescope's findings. It will cover a broader range of wavelengths and have much better sensitivity. Webb can now scan further back in time to locate the earliest galaxies that formed in the early Universe, as well as gaze within dust clouds where stars and planetary systems are developing today.
Aug 2, 2022
Elon Musk’s Multi-Planetary Dream for Humans
SpaceX has set a lofty goal of landing the first humans on Mars by 2024. However, in October 2020, Elon Musk set 2024 as the deadline for an unmanned launch. At the Axel Springer Award 2020, Elon Musk seemed very confident about the first crewed trips to Mars scheduled in 2026. SpaceX's Starship, a fully reusable super-heavy lift launch vehicle, has been under construction since 2018. The Starship will be a crucial component of the mission. The spacecraft would first enter Earth's orbit to carry a huge payload; it would be refuelled before heading to Mars. The spaceship would be loaded with locally manufactured propellants after landing on Mars to return to Earth.
Aug 2, 2022
Mars Exploration Timeline – From Then to Now
There has been a consistent burning curiosity behind the answers for these questions that has formed the crux of major space explorations for more than a century. Ever since the Soviets launched Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite, into space in 1957, space explorations have become a major area of research. Post Sputnik 1, the U.S. launched Explorer 1 in 1958, and from then on commenced a series of spaceflights, from the Vostok series to the Apollo series, and satellite launches to discover the further marvels of space.
Aug 2, 2022
In Conversation with Aditi Gupta, Founder of Menstrupedia
Aditi Gupta is a social entrepreneur working towards educating women about menstruation, menstrual hygiene, and the myths associated with it. She named her unique initiative, Menstrupedia. Menstrupedia Comic is a complete guide on periods.
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