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Latest Atmosphere of Mars Stories

MAVEN Receives Final Instrument
2013-04-04 11:54:13

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.

Is Mars Hot or Cold?
2013-02-08 14:49:48

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.

Meteorite Linked To Martian Crust
2013-01-03 13:08:12

Researchers have identified a new class of Martian meteorite that they believe originated from Mars' crust.

ExoMars Agreement Approved Between Europe And Russia
2012-11-21 08:56:15

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.

Mars Inside And Out May Have Had Differing Geological Histories
2012-11-20 05:50:00

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 Samples The Martian Atmosphere
2012-11-02 13:36:25

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.

Martian Meteorite Reveals Atmospheric Secrets
2012-10-12 04:47:23

An international team of researchers is examining a meteorite that landed 14 months ago in the Moroccan desert for information about Mars. Traces of the Martian atmosphere were trapped in the Tissint meteorite.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.