Every major mature industry has a trade association. These associations hold conventions, publish newsletters, carry out lobbying for the industry and carry out research projects. Now there is a Space Trade Association for the commercialization of space.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is a U.S. government agency charged with responsibility for civilian space programs and research in aeronautics and aerospace. NASA was established in 1958 by President Eisenhower. Most U.S. space exploration has been carried out by NASA including the Apollo Moon landing, the Skylab space station and the Space Shuttle program. It is currently participating in the International Space Station project along with other nations.
Mars has inspired generations of writers. Shortly after the Italian astronomer Schiaparelli first wrote about seeing "channels" or "canals" on the Martian surface in 1877. From 1880 on, writers were inspired by the idea of ancient dying civilizations on a parched planet. There were stories of trips to Mars and visits by Martians. In 1898, H.G.
Last week, I gave a general description of Mars and a brief history. Human fascination with Mars led to many attempts to send probes across interplanetary space to conduct a close examination of Mars and send pictures back to Earth. Interplanetary exploration is very complex and difficult.