Mars is a terrestrial planet with a thin atmosphere (less than 1% that of Earth's), and has a crust primarily composed of elements similar to Earth's crust, as well as a core made of iron and nickel. Mars has surface features such as impact craters, valleys, dunes and polar ice caps. It has two small and irregularly shaped moons, Phobos and Deimos.
29 de ene. de 2023 · A broken hill, an ancient crater and the human tendency to find faces everywhere may explain the teddy bear on Mars. Scientists studying the surface of Mars recently found a piece of the rocky ...
23 de ene. de 2023 · At Mars, we know pets make our lives better. This is why we are committed to helping them stay healthy for longer. We've launched the MARS PETCARE BIOBANK™ – a unique study aiming to help scientists better understand how diseases develop and build new ways to prevent, diagnose or treat conditions affecting cats and dogs.
The Red Planet. Dashboard. Science Goals. The Mars Exploration Program studies Mars as a planetary system in order to understand the formation and early evolution of Mars as a planet, the history of geological processes that have shaped Mars through time, the potential for Mars to have hosted life, and the future exploration of Mars by humans.
24 de ene. de 2023 · First published on Tue 24 Jan 2023 13.05 EST. Nasa has unveiled plans to test nuclear-powered rockets that would fly astronauts to Mars in ultra-fast time. The agency has partnered with the US ...
MARS; Average Distance from Sun: 93 million miles: 142 million miles: Average Speed in Orbiting Sun: 18.5 miles per second: 14.5 miles per second: Diameter: 7,926 miles: 4,220 miles: Tilt of Axis: 23.5 degrees: 25 degrees: Length of Year: 365.25 Days: 687 Earth Days: Length of Day: 23 hours 56 minutes: 24 hours 37 minutes: Gravity: 2.66 times that of Mars: 0.375 that of Earth: Temperature
24 de ene. de 2023 · An artist's concept depicts the DRACO spacecraft, which will demonstrate a nuclear thermal rocket engine. Nuclear thermal propulsion technology could be used for future NASA crewed missions to Mars.