Mission to Mars


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Mission to Mars planning: When are we going to Mars?

In 2010 President Barack Obama signed a bill making plans for a mission to the Moon by 2020. And instead, making manned missions to an asteroid in 2025 and to the planet Mars by the 2030s.

The Reconnaissance orbiter around mars

The Reconnaissance orbiter takes pictures of things occuring on mars. Last summer the orbiter took pictures of NASA's curiosity rover landing on mars. The rover landed on a parachute on the red planet. The Reconnaissance orbiter took pictures of the rover landing on a parachute.
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Life on Mars?!?

Is there life on Mars? That is a question that has been going through many scientist's heads. In this video the scientist talks about how the rover got a sample from mars' ground and they tested it to see if there was anything in it. This is what they found.

Nasa: there could have been life on Mars

Is there still living things on Mars?

The NASA rover has taken some intresting pictures from Mars. But most of the pictures that the rover has taken are blurry and hard to make out. Like this picture below, it looks like some thing standing up.
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What has the rover been doing recently?

The rover has recently been in some type of cave under a hill or small mountain. There are two systems on the rover. The REMS system it detects Pressure, Humidity, Temperature and Wind. The other system is the RAD system it detects radiation, such as radiation from the sun.
NASA Mars Curiosity Rover Report #15


This is THE END of my science project/Mission to Mars project. I hope you liked my project and the plan is still to do a manned mission to Mars in 2030's.