Sunday, 21 October, 2018

'Impossible' to make Mars like Earth with current technology - NASA study

The minimum distance from the Earth to Mars is about 33.9 million miles The minimum distance from the Earth to Mars is about 33.9 million miles
Kristen Harrington | 03 August, 2018, 18:13

Not that there is any danger of collision-the two planets will be 35.8 million miles apart, give or take a few miles.

According to NASA, Mars is the closest it has been to Earth in 15 years.

The Foley Public Library will present A Night With the Red Planet on Wednesday, August 8 at 7:30 p.m.in the library's upstairs meeting room.

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"Tonight is the night for Mars' closest approach this year".

"The Red Planet and Earth haven't been this close since 2003, and won't be again until 2035", NASA said. The convergence of the planets Earth and Mars occurs once in a year and a half, but this time the scientists reported great opposition to the minimum distance between them, only 57.5 million kilometers, every 15-17 years, as the planets have an elliptical shape.

On July 27, Mars was at opposition, meaning that the Sun and the Red Planet came opposite to each other, keeping the Earth in the middle. "It's like we're seeing full Mars". If one of the gas giants like Jupiter or Saturn is in the neighborhood, it will pull all the inner planets toward it a little.

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You'll be able to see Mars into the fall, but it will get smaller and smaller as its orbit takes it farther away from Earth.

Unfortunately, weather conditions might make it hard to see Mars clearly.

As reported in the NASA's recent study, we don't have the technology to terraform Mars, but Elon Musk plans on sending the first manned mission to the Red Planet in 2024, so many technological achievements might happen by then.

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Francis has always been an opponent of the death penalty , saying it could never be justified no matter how bad the crime is.

Mars makes a close approach to Earth and sparkles in the evening sky near Tokyo Skytree, the tallest free-standing broadcasting tower in the world, in Tokyo's Sumida Ward on July 31, 2018.

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