In an effort to find cheaper alternatives for the exploration of Mars following recent budget cuts, earlier this year NASA established the Mars Program Planning Group (MPPG). In an effort to seek out the best and brightest ideas for a reformulated Mars exploration program, the group is calling on the public to submit ideas and concepts that will help inform new strategies for exploration of the Red Planet.
NASA’s Mars Exploration Analysis Group (MEPAG) recently reviewed plans by Europe, the Japanese, and NASA for future Mars exploration. The prognosis is for another exciting decade of Mars exploration. Read Post
A group established by NASA earlier this year to develop options for future exploration of the Red Planet will deliver its final report to NASA by month’s end, the head of NASA’s overall Mars exploration program said Thursday. Doug ... Read Post