March 2017

NASA’s Maven Satellite Avoids Colliding With Mars’ Moon Phobos

By | 2017-10-13T19:52:37+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Space|

Mars' moon Phobos and MAVEN spacecraft orbits. Image source: nasa.gov. Every so often uneventful things happen in space, and NASA's own Mars satellite MAVEN was no exception. The space agency said in a statement on Thursday March 2, that it had to take countermeasures to avoid their science satellite from colliding with Mars' moon Phobos.  The evasive maneuver had to be done asap as it was estimated that [...]