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Mars Exploration Rovers (MER) (U.S.)

Destination: Mars. Launched: June 10, 2003 (Spirit) and July 7 (Opportunity). Arrival: Jan. 2004. Mission: To deploy, in two different locations, Spirit and Opportunity, two identical long-range rov…

Sojourner

The Sojourner rover (officially named Sojourner Truth after the American abolitionist) is an exploratory robot which landed on Mars on July 4, 1997. Sojourner was part of NASA's Mars Pathfinder missi…

2001 Mars Odyssey (U.S.)

Destination: Mars. Launched: April 7, 2001. Arrival: Oct. 24, 2001. Mission: To conduct mineralogical mapping of the planet and study the radiation risk to humans over the course of three ye…

What Curiosity Can Tell Us About Mars

The 1 ton rover proves to be a huge success for NASA by Jennie Wood Here's one of the first images of Mars taken by NASA's Curiosity rover. Photo Credit: NASA Related Links Space…

Mars Science Laboratory (U.S.)

Destination: Mars. Launch: Fall 2009. Arrival: Oct. 2010. Mission: To continue exploration of Martian rocks and soil using a heavier and longer rover vehicle. The rover will have a laser for…

Planet Mars Video Summary

Searching for signs of life on the Red Planet by Holly Poulos Related Links All About Mars Planet Mars Video …

Poems and Songs of Robert Burns

by Robert Burns Song-My Peggy's CharmsBirthday Ode For 31st December, 1787The Young Highland Rover Tune-"Morag." Loud blaw the frosty breezes, The snaws the mountains cover…

Latin Abbreviations

The Question: Can the abbreviations i.e. and e.g. be used interchangably? If not, why not? I have always used them to mean "as an example," or "for example". …

Mars

The Martian MoonsMeteorites from Mars Mars, on the other side of Earth from Venus, is Venus's direct opposite in terms of physical properties. Its atmosphere is cold, thin, and transparent, an…