Martian Moons Exploration (MMX) Mission News

Designing Equipment to Bite a Moon

Designing Equipment to Bite a Moon

A major component of the Martian Moon eXploration (MMX) mission is to collect a sample of the loose regolith that...

We’re interested in the smallest bodies in the Solar System, but why?  

We’re interested in the smallest bodies in the Solar System, but why?  

“It’s like crime scene,” explains Hal Levison from the NASA Lucy mission to the Trojan asteroids that escort Jupiter around...

Building a Capsule to Return Home

Building a Capsule to Return Home

After three years exploring Mars’s environment, the Martian Moons eXploration (MMX) spacecraft will be ready to return home. But the...

Protecting the Solar System

Protecting the Solar System

When the Martian Moons eXploration (MMX) mission reaches Phobos and Deimos, it will probe the development of habitability in the...

The Floating Coal in the Martian Sky

The Floating Coal in the Martian Sky

“We’re calling Phobos, ‘the floating coal in the Martian Sky’,” explains Hideaki Miyamoto, from the University of Tokyo and leader of...

NASA to develop a key instrument onboard the Martian Moon eXploration Mission

NASA to develop a key instrument onboard the Martian Moon eXploration Mission

NASA is planning to help develop one of the Martian Moon eXploration mission’s top priority scientific instruments for remote analysis...

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