Europe's new space budget to enable CO2 mapping

A multi-billion-euro funding package for the European Space Agency is agreed by its member states.

By Jonathan Amos | Nov. 28, 2019 | bbcnews
~7 mins   

Tags: mars earth-science carbon-dioxide space-exploration nasa european-space-agency

Europe keen to demonstrate Moon ambitions

Research ministers meet in Seville next week to approve European Space Agency projects and funding.

By Jonathan Amos | Nov. 22, 2019 | bbcnews
~7 mins   

Tags: mars international-space-station space-exploration the-moon nasa european-space-agency

Nasa probing oxygen mystery on Mars

The oxygen in Martian air is changing in a way that can't currently be explained by known chemical processes.

By Paul Rincon | Nov. 14, 2019 | bbcnews
~9 mins   

Tags: mars space-exploration nasa planets curiosity-rover

Mars mission readies tiny chopper for Red Planet flight

The next US space agency robot to explore the Red Planet will carry a small helicopter with it.

By Jonathan Amos | Aug. 29, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: franklin-rover-mars-mission

Nasa's Curiosity Mars rover senses methane spike

Nasa's Mars robot records its largest measurement yet of methane in the Red Planet's air.

BBC Science News | June 24, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: geology mars space-exploration nasa curiosity-rover

Rosalind Franklin: Mars rover control centre opens

Day-to-day operation of the Rosalind Franklin Mars rover will be run out of a facility in Turin.

By Jonathan Amos | May 30, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: franklin-rover-mars-mission

Inmarsat lays big satellite order with Airbus

The London-based satellite operator announces a major expansion of its telecommunications network.

By Jonathan Amos | May 30, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: airbus-group space-exploration aerospace inmarsat

Mars: The box seeking to answer the biggest question

Europe prepares to send technology to Mars to look for evidence that there is life on the planet.

By Jonathan Amos | May 17, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: franklin-rover-mars-mission

How do you learn to drive on Mars?

Engineers are making sure their joint European-Russian rover will perform as expected on the Red Planet.

By Jonathan Amos | May 10, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: franklin-rover-mars-mission

Nasa's InSight lander 'detects first Marsquake'

It is the first seismic signal ever detected on the surface of a body other than Earth and its Moon.

By Jonathan Amos | April 23, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: mars insight space-exploration earthquakes nasa

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