NASA Mars Program officials to discuss new era of space exploration

Saturday, July 07, 2012
Washington: NASA and industry officials will discuss the importance of the space program and the role of cost-efficient product development in the emerging new era of space exploration at Farnborough International Airshow in Farnborough, England on Tuesday.

Siemens software contributed to the development of NASA's most advanced planetary rover, Curiosity, which will land on the surface of Mars on Aug. 6 at 1:31 a.m. EDT. This mobile science laboratory will assess whether the past or present Martian environment could support life. The software was used for modeling during development of the rover.

The Farnborough International Airshow is an annual event featuring a host of activities, exhibits, and static and aerial demonstrations by aerospace companies worldwide.
Next Post »