Concepts for Mars Exploration Mars: -38M 13:19 LMST Earth: 2012-06-28 20:08 PDT A little while ago Dad went to Houston to propose electric propulsion as a viable way to make an MSR (Mars Sample Return) mission work. At about 52:37 Dr. Oh will get up and give his talk about how electric propulsion is a cheaper, more efficient means of getting a spacecraft from Earth to Mars and back again....
Mars: -38M 13:08 LMST Earth: 2012-06-28 19:56 PDT Mars24 is a Mars time clock. It is a program devised by NASA for use by the public. You can download it here: http://www.giss.nasa.gov/tools/mars24/ It hasn’t been updated since 2008, so MSL time is not an option… yet. (Rumor has it the program will get updated before landing.) To get MSL time plug these coordinates in; ...
We're going onto Mars time
Mars: -51M 22:11 LMST Earth: 12-06-14 19:59 PDT I’m Sunspark, and for the month of August our family is going onto Mars time. Dad is the “Lead Flight Director” of the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL). MSL is the next Mars rover, known more commonly as Curiosity. Dad flies it and it will land in August. Once it’s on the surface, the Mars team at JPL (including Dad)...