Tag: Planetary Science

  • Blue Origin | New Glenn | EscaPADE (Maiden flight)

    Blue Origin | New Glenn | EscaPADE (Maiden flight)

    Maiden flight of Blue Origin’s New Glenn launch vehicle carrying the Escape and Plasma Acceleration and Dynamics Explorers (EscaPADE), a dual-spacecraft mission to study ion and sputtered escape from Mars. The spacecrafts’ scientific goals are to understand the processes controlling the structure of Mars’ hybrid magnetosphere and how it guides ion flows; understand how energy…

  • SpaceX | Falcon Heavy | Europa Clipper

    SpaceX | Falcon Heavy | Europa Clipper

    Europa Clipper is the first dedicated mission to study Jupiter’s moon Europa. Mission is developed by NASA and comprises of an orbiter spacecraft, which, while in orbit around Jupiter, will perform numerous flybys over Europa. Europa Clipper payload suit included high-resolution cameras and spectrometers for imaging Europa’s surface and thin atmosphere, an ice-penetrating radar to…

  • Relativity Space | Terran R | Mars Lander

    Relativity Space | Terran R | Mars Lander

    Impulse Space’s Mars Lander is designed to support research and development needed for human exploration of Mars.

  • Rocket Lab | Electron | NZSA Venus Mission

    Rocket Lab | Electron | NZSA Venus Mission

    NZSA Venus Mission is a small direct Venus entry probe with a single 1 kg low-mass, low-cost autofluorescing nephelometer riding on a satellite bus based on the Photon Upper stage of the Electron rocket. The probe mission will spend approximately 5 minutes in the Venus cloud layers, 48-60 km above the surface, collecting in…