Mars

Photo: NASA Marshall, Hubble Portrait

News from the 4th planet in our solar system:

Perseverance
Perseverance landed in Jezero Crater on February 18
nasa.gov/mars2020@NASAPersevere

NASA’s new Mars rover is about to spawn a tiny helicopter

Follow NASA’s Perseverance Rover in Real Time on Its Way to Mars
Welcome to Máaz: NASA Names New Features on Mars in Navajo Language
cnet.com

Helicopter
NASA says its Mars helicopter is ready for a historic first flight
First flight

Insight
mars.nasa.gov/insight
Weather
https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-brings-mars-landing-first-in-six-years-to-viewers-everywhere-nov-26
https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/timeline/landing/watch-in-person
http://theoatmeal.com/comics/insight

Headlines
Did ancient Mars have rings? – Earthsky
http://earthsky.org/astronomy-essentials/why-is-mars-sometimes-bright-and-sometimes-faint
Elon Musk Publishes Plans for Colonizing Mars
http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/space.2017.29009.emu
http://www.universetoday.com/134547/ever-wondered-final-approach-mars-might-feel-like
https://fivethirtyeight.com/tag/earth-to-mars
http://waitbutwhy.com/2016/09/spacexs-big-fking-rocket-the-full-story.html
http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-to-announce-mars-mystery-solved
http://www.wired.com/2014/07/new-geologic-map-mars-usgs
http://www.nature.com/news/water-seems-to-flow-freely-on-mars-1.14343

Mars Rovers
Mars Landscapes (Curiosity!)
marsrovers.nasa.gov@MarsCuriosity
google.com/mars/about.html
Mars_Reconnaissance_Orbiter_HiRISE.html
hirise.lpl.arizona.edu
nasa.gov/msl
we_are_engineers_and_scientists_on_the_mars
technology_and_science-space
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2013/03/4-billion-pixel-mars-panorama
https://www.360cities.net/image/mars-panorama-curiosity-selfie-night#32.70,7.00,70.0
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/12/09/science/space/100000003277462.app.html

Sky Crane
ImageID=3650

Mars Express
Mar _Express
Mars_Express_view_of_Terra_Sabaea_and_Arabia_Terra

Phobos
http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Science/Mars_Express/Mars_Express_heading_towards_daring_flyby_of_Phobos

Time
http://www.giss.nasa.gov/tools/mars24

Elsewhere on the Web
ESA International
blog.planetfour.org
uahirise.orgepo
Weather – MSSS

Mars/Ibero
Wednesdays in February 2021
Facebook
Youtube
clavius.astro.org.mx
@ClaviusIbero

FYI
Mars’s rust-colored hue is caused by iron in its rocks and dust oxidizing in the thin atmosphere.

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Buzzword Bingo
Atmosphere – Demos – Dust Storm – Ice – Iron – Life – Mars – Phoebos – Planet – Rover – Solar System – Water – Zodiacal light

Wikipedia
Gale crater
Timekeeping on Mars
Noctis Labyrinthus

Planeta.com

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