Tag: mars

47 Curiosity: Why did they "reinvent the wheel" instead of using pressure tires? 2013-12-21T13:16:11.627

46 Would terraforming Mars be possible? 2013-07-22T14:51:09.183

46 Why are we trying to build a base on Mars before the Moon? 2015-07-05T21:49:15.490

42 How would it be possible to kick start Mars's magnetic field? 2013-10-14T22:04:16.910

41 Which is closer to Mars, Earth or the Moon? 2018-01-31T19:58:39.413

38 Why aren't we sending quadcopters to mars? 2016-11-28T20:03:18.017

33 What would it feel like to be in a Martian dust storm? 2013-11-01T07:54:50.160

33 Would colonising Antarctica be a good test for colonising Mars? 2014-07-22T08:06:03.117

32 About how long will Curiosity last on its nuclear power? 2013-07-17T01:09:22.740

32 Why should space probes have to orbit the Earth before being launched at other planets? 2013-11-05T11:18:24.003

31 Why would NASA include a speaker on Curiosity? 2013-08-07T19:06:04.047

31 Have any of the rovers ever recorded a solar eclipse on Mars? 2015-09-30T15:45:18.927

29 Why can't we use the same radiation shielding in Mars that we used when going to the moon? 2017-06-21T17:11:15.093

27 Who took the Curiosity rover's self-portrait photo from the surface of Mars? 2013-10-01T04:09:49.070

27 How could one navigate on Mars? 2013-10-28T12:48:43.110

27 Is there an independent cost estimate of the Mars One proposal? 2013-11-18T19:00:34.920

27 Why are there so few lunar rovers? 2015-10-22T01:46:35.973

26 What happens to defunct lunar and Mars rovers? What technological barriers prevent humanity from creating a perpetual rover? 2013-08-02T19:40:15.040

26 What's the coin on the Curiosity rover? 2013-09-27T07:33:11.153

26 How can Elon Musk's Tesla actually reach Mars orbit? 2018-01-05T19:45:43.190

25 What uses would the Aldrin-Cycler have? 2014-03-03T22:21:24.997

25 What were the most inaccurate or accurate things in "The Martian"? 2015-11-09T22:15:52.147

24 Can either Opportunity or Curiosity explore the state of Spirit? 2015-02-10T00:10:34.453

23 Does India have plans to explore Mars after Mangalyaan? 2013-11-03T13:37:57.600

22 Would a settlement on Mars need to import Nitrogen? 2014-01-12T11:54:08.510

22 Why hasn't NASA planted a stationary lab on Mars yet? 2014-04-22T16:52:07.590

22 Could SpaceX land on the moon today? 2018-02-16T19:00:37.217

21 Does Mars space suit have to be pressurized? 2013-07-24T15:09:32.697

20 Why do the Mars rovers move so cautiously? 2013-08-16T06:03:00.410

19 Is it possible to grow plants on Mars? 2014-03-21T15:38:46.133

19 How many active or inactive artificial satellites are in Mars orbit? 2014-09-24T14:51:07.450

19 What payload was expected for the 2018 Mars Dragon flight ("Red Dragon") 2016-04-27T17:53:24.467

18 Is it possible to map the caves of Phobos? 2014-11-21T16:05:54.350

18 Is it real to patch an opening to the vacuum with plastic tarp and duct tape as in Martian? 2016-01-26T12:13:17.570

17 Is there a Martian "North Star", usable as Earth's North Star? 2013-10-28T13:02:00.113

17 What is the largest hurdle of the mission to Mars? 2014-11-18T18:56:58.300

17 Olympus Mons - viable Mars landing site? 2014-11-26T16:27:11.160

17 How did NASA remotely fix the code on the Mars Pathfinder? 2015-05-21T17:55:05.107

17 Is water on Mars the same as Earth water? 2015-09-29T11:17:17.723

17 Could a helicopter fly on Mars? 2016-07-13T05:50:38.980

16 How can Mars have dust storms with such a thin atmosphere? 2013-09-24T14:17:50.460

16 What are the resource implications of the prevalence of supervolcanoes on Mars? 2013-10-04T04:12:08.817

16 Is wind-power a viable backup power source for Mars One? 2013-11-21T07:44:58.587

16 How do you 'make oxygen' on Mars? 2014-08-01T14:02:59.877

16 What is the mysterious "Ball of Mars"? 2014-09-30T11:14:31.990

16 How much temperature control would an EVA suit on Mars need? 2014-12-04T16:52:54.870

16 Did the Mars rovers actually confirm the gravity of Mars? 2016-04-22T13:11:15.857

16 Why didn't they launch the Falcon Heavy to be injected into Mars orbit? 2018-02-19T04:11:20.287

15 What problems led to the use of the Sky Crane system used by Curiosity? 2013-07-17T02:09:37.570

15 Is current state-of-the-art additive manufacturing (aka 3D printing) good enough to build parts out of Moon/Mars dust? 2013-07-17T04:56:45.253

15 Why did the HiRISE camera team choose the wavelengths they did? 2013-07-21T15:03:43.253

15 What are the disadvantages of parachute+airbag for atmospheric landing, versus rocket-based? 2013-07-24T11:10:17.757

15 What are the black and white circular patterns on the Curiosity rover? 2013-12-02T02:34:14.960

15 How would the search for life on Mars be affected by having boots on the ground? 2013-12-11T15:52:02.077

15 Has any government published an official recommendation regarding Mars One? 2013-12-23T14:21:45.777

15 What is the cost estimate for a manned Mars mission? 2014-01-16T08:40:25.883

14 Which precious metals have been detected via samples taken from Earth's moon or Mars? 2013-07-21T03:59:16.957

14 Energy consumption for travelling to the Moon vs. to Mars 2013-07-21T19:35:22.850

14 Did the Viking landers detect life on Mars? 2013-07-29T16:33:18.543

14 Are data we get from surface rovers accurate? 2013-07-30T11:23:50.413

14 Why did the Earth based observations of methane on Mars go wrong? 2013-09-24T14:07:53.180

14 Does a mission to Venus orbit require less propellant than a similar mission to Mars? 2013-09-25T11:41:31.800

14 How do we make a round-trip journey to Mars? 2013-10-04T03:47:02.430

14 Could helmet-fogging occur on Mars, or on any other celestial body with an atmosphere? 2013-11-02T17:30:21.267

14 Why not travel to Mars in 2 months? 2013-12-29T14:42:07.340

14 What is the deepest position in space we can get a GPS signal? 2014-10-07T20:20:38.640

14 The true meaning of Sol regarding time on Mars 2015-01-26T12:11:33.550

14 Is a railgun up Olympus Mons possible? 2015-02-03T00:32:43.750

14 How would finding life on Mars affect the timeline to send people? 2015-08-05T23:49:20.887

14 Does Mars One actually do anything? 2015-10-01T05:02:25.013

14 How did the spirit rover land right way up after bouncing 2016-05-14T11:21:48.207

13 What technological barriers, if any, prevent a manned mission to Mars at this time? 2013-07-16T21:01:26.857

13 How does NASA keep radiation from frying rovers? 2013-07-16T21:03:09.730

13 The heaviest martian spacecraft 2013-10-23T08:58:43.330

13 Feasibility: self-sustaining colony on Mars vs. Space Station 2014-06-08T22:38:41.947

13 Can the satellites in Martian orbit be put to use providing a rudimentary GPS system on Mars? 2014-09-29T19:26:59.353

13 Are there any proposals for a permanent orbital interplanetary ferry? 2015-01-14T10:23:10.757

13 Can you take a bath on Mars? 2016-08-17T13:51:53.623

13 How is RF spectrum usage coordinated in Mars orbit? 2016-10-25T12:55:38.913

13 What's the reasonable "window" in days for a Mars-Earth Hohmann transfer? 2018-02-02T16:10:05.493

12 Does NASA have any plans for future Mars rovers after Curiosity? 2013-07-31T15:28:02.760

12 Are there any plans to establish depots in space? 2013-11-05T04:30:46.980

12 Could Curiosity dig itself a burrow? 2014-10-17T11:20:46.587

12 What is the least energetic trajectory design to send uncrewed supplies to Mars? 2014-12-12T16:48:58.173

12 Do Mariner 4 hand rendered images still exist? 2015-07-18T15:15:09.643

12 Could permanent self-sustaining biodomes be built on Mars? 2015-07-28T19:56:40.170

12 Why don't we take the shortest route to Mars? 2015-10-29T18:49:52.207

12 Would the one million people on Mars be killed by an impact equivalent to an Extinction Level Event on Earth 2016-09-28T02:45:54.367

11 Does any country have real plans for a manned mission to Mars? 2013-08-06T00:41:43.627

11 Between a space elevator on Mars versus the Moon, which would have lower material strength requirement? 2013-09-25T12:58:48.557

11 How does the Curiosity rover survive dust storms on Mars? 2013-09-26T11:45:17.157

11 How big would a manned ascent stage for Mars need to be? 2013-11-18T16:07:51.463

11 Why are Curiosity's wheels aluminum rather than titanium? 2014-02-04T23:28:55.120

11 GPS / Iridium for human presence on Mars? 2014-06-11T00:47:04.510

11 How would swimming on Mars feel, given the lower gravity? 2014-12-27T16:05:35.423

11 Place a satellite at Sun-Mars L1 to shield Mars from Sun radiation 2016-03-06T04:14:19.207

11 How much can the Mars rover Curiosity do autonomously, after four years of operation? 2016-09-15T08:24:27.070

11 Why would humans travel to Mars before machines have built a colony? 2017-08-18T08:57:16.183

11 What was the solution to the half-amp the heater on Opportunity was drawing? 2017-12-18T20:59:52.883