Category Archives: Space Missions

Moon and Mars – Media Stars

(image: wikipedia) (image: NASA) Spot the difference! Glenelg in Scotland and on Mars Our close planetary neighbours, the Moon and Mars, have been receiving a bit more coverage in the media lately. Well, OK, perhaps it’s not been an all-out … Continue reading

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Curiosity – Live from Mars

The Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) team celebrate the safe arrival of Curiosity on Mars. (image: NASA/ Bill Ingalls) Last Friday I went to a really fascinating talk by Dr Carlton Allen, the Astromaterials Curator at the NASA Johnson Space Centre, … Continue reading

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