Sam, Stats and Quark learn about how big solar storms can affect things on earth, whether it be planes or satellites in orbit.
Sam, Stats and Quark learn about how other planets are affected by space weather.
The class find out why digging deep is necessary to find signs of life on Mars.
Sam has been set homework – to find out about robots used in exploring Mars. He finds that there have been quite a few!
Navigating and moving around Mars is hard. And without being able to be in constant contact with Earth, the ExoMars Rover has to look after itself.
Landing on Mars is one of the hardest part of any mission. Most Mars missions have ended in failure due to problems landing so as design challenges go, it’s a big one! The class discover why.