NASA’s lander has taken another step towards Alpha Land, which aims to create an environmentally friendly, land-based, and remote sensing infrastructure for future human exploration of Mars.
In August, the agency announced it would be the first to use a rover and lander on Mars.
NASA hopes to be able to send one of these two robotic missions to Mars in 2020.
The lander’s landing site is called Red Planet Express, and it will be a testbed for the lander technology NASA is developing.
The goal is to develop a lander that can operate in low-Earth orbit and on Mars, but it’s not clear when this will happen or if the rover will ever be sent to Mars.
Here’s what you need to know about Alpha Land.
Alpha Land is designed to be a permanent, human-based research and development station for future manned missions to and from Mars.
It will have a circular structure that’s shaped like a circle with a “V” at its center.
This circular structure is meant to help landers operate in Mars’ shadow, which would allow for a robotic landing and a long period of scientific exploration.
Alpha has four phases of landings.
Phase 1 involves landing on a slope and exploring the surface, while Phase 2 is a “deep” landing.
This is a deep landing in which the rover is lowered into a Martian crater, and the landers parachute is deployed.
This stage is a long-duration, slow-moving lander.
The second phase is called Phase 3, which involves a “landing on Mars.”
This lander is expected to use the same parachutes used to land on Mars and perform an “astronaut landing.”
Phase 3 will be the final lander phase and the rover’s final resting place.
Phase 4 is planned to be the most complex phase.
Phase 5 will be used for long-term, low-gravity missions to study Mars.
Alpha is the only lander NASA has so far launched to Mars, and that mission will be launched to the Red Planet in 2022.
The mission is scheduled to be more than two years in the making, and NASA is looking for a contractor to fly it to Mars and back.
The Alpha lander will be built on the land of Mars called Alpha Ganymede, which is roughly the same size as Jupiter’s moon Europa.
Alpha Garete is located just a few hundred miles (1600 kilometers) from Mars, about as close as humans get to the planet’s surface.
Alpha was launched in October 2018.
In the months that followed, Alpha landed on two of the six landing pads on the moon, and has been studying the Red Sea and its tectonic plate.
After the mission, NASA is planning to send a crew to Alpha and study the Martian surface.
A crewed mission to Alpha has never been attempted before, but the project is one of the most ambitious NASA has planned to date.
“It’s a really big challenge to get to Alpha Gourd, but we’re looking forward to taking the first step,” said NASA Deputy Administrator Jim Bridenstine.
NASA plans to send Alpha Gandhi, which has a crew of four, to Alpha in 2022 and then send another crew to Gamma Gourden in 2023.
The team will use Alpha to look for signs of geological activity in the Red World.
Alpha will also be used to search for water and ice on the Red Moon of Europa.
The research will include studies of rock layers that are so far beneath the surface that they are hidden by ice, which can indicate that there are underground caverns.
The presence of water, ice, and other features are important for understanding the evolution of the Red and Blue Worlds, NASA said in a statement.
Alpha’s mission will also involve studying the effects of gravitational and magnetic forces on the environment, including the possibility of Mars and Europa having liquid water on their surface.
NASA has been working on Alpha for nearly a decade, and in the last year, NASA has announced that it will use a $5.7 billion funding round to develop the land, which will be named after the late Mars exploration pioneer and philanthropist Carl Sagan.
The spacecraft is expected be launched in 2020, and will eventually be deployed to Mars to be used as part of the Alpha mission.