ExoMars by Bertina Mulder

ExoMars by Bertina Mulder

  Launch ExoMars rover postponed to 2022 ‘Launching in 2020 had a big risk: we had not finished testing, we might have lost the mission’ Bertina Mulder, 26 March 2020 On 12 March 2020, ESA and Roscosmos announced the postponement of the launch of the ExoMars rover...
Training and Medical Check

Training and Medical Check

Introduction For any endeavour beyond our home called Earth to a land similar to ours in ways to sustain a future civilization, would require mission preparedness through extensive training and knowledge of challenges astronauts could be exposed to during the flight...
How?

How?

HOW? Three Mars transit vehicle scenarios are presented here: the SpaceX Starship, Victoria – a Low Earth Orbit (LEO) assembled multi-module vehicle, and a Dragon/Orion transit vehicle with a habitat in combination with a Mars Ascent Vehicle (MAV) and an Earth...
When?

When?

Introduction Planning a trip to Mars is no different than planning an excursion. When planning a trip the first thing that comes to mind is when will it take place? On one hand, Holiday trips, for instance, are bound to the holiday calendar and the availability of the...
Where?

Where?

Introduction Our choice of a landing site will be based on numerous factors such as the relief in the area, the amount of absorbed cosmic ray, water, and information that we can gather. Chapter 1: Geographic Data/Land -Latitude The latitude that is possible to...