Mars Launch Window?
On May 30, 2016, Mars will be closer to Earth than it’s been for 11 years–a great time for travel between the two planets! Over the next week or so, if you look up at the night sky it’s fairly easy to spot–a bright, reddish “star” in the southern sky, rising in the East and setting in the West. Organize your own Nuathan sky-watching party!
You can read all the details in this article: Mars Approach