NASA seeks public input for future Mars exploration missions

NASA seeks public input for future Mars exploration missions
In an effort to find cheaper alternatives for the exploration of Mars following recent budget cuts, earlier this year NASA established the Mars Program Planning Group (MPPG). To seek out the best and brightest ideas for a reformulated Mars exploration …
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Underwater exploration
The Express continues the series of articles which will be run every other Tuesday on research at The UWI, St Augustine. Incredible discoveries of giant mussels, tube worms and other organisms thriving at approximately 2,000 metres (6,000 ft) have been …
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Silverback Exploration II, LLC Forms With 0 Million Equity Commitment From EnCap Investments L.P.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Silverback Exploration II, LLC (“Silverback II”), an independent oil and gas exploration company based in San Antonio, announced today that it has secured an initial equity commitment of $ 500 million from EnCap …
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Trump Pushes NASA to Realign Goals; Focus on Deep Space Exploration

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In what could herald a new era for NASA, US President-elect Donald Trump is set to cut the US space agency’s budget for climate change and let it focus on sending humans on deep space exploration missions like Mars, including another “giant leap” to the Moon.
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Randgold inks Côte d’Ivoire exploration JV with Newcrest
RANDGOLD Resources and Newcrest Mining are to jointly explore for gold in “an areas of interest” in Côte d’Ivoire, the UK-based gold exploration and production said in an announcement today. The two firms signed a heads of agreement that is …
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TDC holds back from writing submission on oil, gas exploration proposals
Tasman District councillors were urged to make a submission to the Government opposing deep-sea prospecting and drilling for oil or gas in coastal waters near Tasman Bay. Some members of The Renewables Motueka made presentations in the public forum …
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