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2015-05-27 16:20:41

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Testing is underway on NASA's next mission on the journey to Mars, a stationary lander scheduled to launch in March 2016.

2015-05-06 12:21:16

DUBAI, UAE, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The blueprints and science goals for the first Arab mission to Mars have been revealed for the first time.

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2015-05-06 09:26:45

It's like rush hour around Mars. With 5 orbital missions and 2 natural satellites, NASA is playing traffic cop to make sure nothing collides.

2015-03-24 16:22:07

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There was no tape draped across a finish line, but NASA is celebrating a win.

2015-03-24 16:21:56

GREENBELT, Md., March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team using the Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) instrument suite aboard NASA's Curiosity rover has made the first detection of nitrogen

2015-03-18 12:21:22

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft has observed two unexpected phenomena in the Martian atmosphere: an unexplained

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2015-03-08 15:45:58

What are the weird looking rocks on Mars? And will Opportunity's memory be fixed? We are sitting on the edge of our seats.

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2015-03-06 11:01:58

This looks like a good spot. NASA picks the prime target for its next mission to Mars.

2015-03-05 16:20:49

WASHINGTON, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A primitive ocean on Mars held more water than Earth's Arctic Ocean, according to NASA scientists who, using ground-based observatories,

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2015-03-05 14:00:51

A primitive ocean on Mars held more water than Earth’s Arctic Ocean, according to NASA scientists who, using ground-based observatories, measured water signatures in the Red Planet’s atmosphere.


Latest Exploration of Mars Reference Libraries

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2004-10-19 04:45:40

The Planet Mars -- in astronomy, 4th planet from the sun, with an orbit next in order beyond that of the earth. Physical Characteristics Mars has a striking red appearance, and in its most favorable position for viewing, when it is opposite the sun, it is twice as bright as Sirius, the brightest star. Mars has a diameter of 4,200 mi (6,800 km), just over half the diameter of the earth, and its mass is only 11% of the earth's mass. The planet has a very thin atmosphere consisting...

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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).