October 23, 2021

ExoMars

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ExoMars is speeding toward the red planet By Timothy J. Seppala From engadget But it’ll be at least seven months before the surface analysis missions begin. In 2013 the European and Russian folks behind ExoMars announced they’d launch a rocket to explore Mars this year and they’re right on schedule. Lifting off from Kazakhstan this […]

Astronauts may suffer artery damage on long missions

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By Elizabeth Howell, SPACE.com Contributor for Space.com From Mashable At least some astronauts who spend six months aboard the International Space Station come back to Earth with stiffer arteries than before their flights, a new study reveals. Stiff arteries in seniors here on Earth can lead to higher blood pressure and, potentially, problems with blood […]