29 Jul '14, 4pm

Red Planet Seeks a Better Data Plan

Red Planet Seeks a Better Data Plan

In a move likely to both incite critics and excite supporters of the agency, last week NASA issued a request for proposals for a possible commercial communications network around Mars . The request comes as the space agency mulls its options for future unmanned—and ultimately manned—Mars missions. NASA currently operates two orbiters around the red planet that also serve as relay stations for other Mars missions, most notably the celebrated Mars rover program. On 21 September 2014, the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (aka MAVEn) orbiter will add one more node in the communications network, making three NASA-operated Mars relay satellites. But, according to John Grunsfeld, associate administrator of the agency’s Science Mission Directorate, after MAVEn, no other orbiting communications platforms are on the books for the red planet. Yet several Mars surface missions a...

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