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Showing posts with label Mars Rover. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Mars Rover. Show all posts

Monday, May 25, 2020

Assembly of Mars rover’s rocket to begin this week


Assembly of Mars rover’s rocket to begin this week


Article Excerpt: "... The first stage of United Launch Alliance’s Atlas 5 rocket arrived at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Skid Strip runway May 18 aboard a Ukrainian-built Antonov An-124 transport plane. The cargo aircraft carried the 107-f0ot-long (32-meter) Atlas first stage from Huntsville, Alabama, near ULA’s rocket factory in Decatur..."


Reference: spaceflightnow.com

Friday, March 6, 2020

Meet Perseverance: Mars rover gets name ahead of July launch


Meet Perseverance: Mars rover gets name ahead of July launch


Article Excerpt: "... The name was suggested by Alex Mather, a Virginia seventh-grader, as part of a naming contest for U.S. schoolchildren. The U.S. space agency announced it Thursday at Alex's school in Burke, Virginia, and he got to read his winning essay live on NASA TV. “We are a species of explorers and we will meet many setbacks on the way to Mars. However, we can persevere,” Alex wrote..."


Reference: www.nhregister.com