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NASA’s Curiosity rover has been busy searching for signs that life may have once existed on the Red Planet. In the eight months since NASA dropped the rover on Mars, it has made significant progress in the hunt for water and life.
An instrument that will measure the composition of Mars' upper atmosphere has been integrated into NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) spacecraft. MAVEN has a scheduled launch date of Nov. 18.
We are learning something new about the red planet almost daily. But what about the weather on our celestial neighbor? One of the most common questions that people have is whether Mars is hot or cold.
Researchers have identified a new class of Martian meteorite that they believe originated from Mars' crust.
Russia has come to an agreement with the ESA member states to take a significant role in planned Red Planet missions in 2016 and 2018.
A team of scientists led by the Carnegie Institution for Science recently studied the hydrogen in water from the interior of Mars and found that Mars was formed from similar building blocks to that of Earth.
Curiosity has been performing scientific experiments while positioned at "Rocknest," a site near Gale Crater. While parked, the rover has ingested and analyzed samples of the atmosphere.
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