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2010-03-01 16:05:00

NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander showed no sign during February that it has revived itself after the northern Mars winter.

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2010-01-18 07:30:00

NASA’s Mars Odyssey will begin a three-day initiative on Monday to listen for possible, albeit unlikely, radio transmissions from the Phoenix Mars Lander.

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2010-01-12 07:20:00

Beginning Jan 18, NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter will listen for possible, though improbable, radio transmissions from the Phoenix Mars Lander, which completed five months of studying an arctic Martian site in November 2008.

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2010-01-03 07:55:00

NASA's Mars rover Spirit will mark six years of unprecedented science exploration and inspiration for the American public on Sunday.

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2009-12-30 06:30:00

NASA has selected three proposals as candidates for the agency's next space venture to another celestial body in our solar system.

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2009-11-04 09:40:00

ESA’s comet chaser Rosetta will swing by Earth for the last time on November 13 to pick up energy and begin the final leg of its 10-year journey to comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

2009-10-23 15:35:00

Vertigo, Inc, a subsidiary of HDT Engineered Technologies (HDT), was recognized by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for its contributions as members of the Mars Phoenix Lander Entry, Descent and Landing Team.

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2009-10-16 07:25:00

How do you fly on a world with no atmosphere? Wings won't work and neither do propellers. And don't even try that parachute!

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2009-09-23 06:40:00

Scientists adapt a weather research and forecasting tool to model global weather on the Earth, Mars and beyond.

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2009-07-31 09:41:08

NASA should skip future moon and Mars landings and concentrate on manned missions in deep space, a federal advisory panel said. NASA should adopt a flexible path and avoid the deep gravity wells of the Moon and Mars, which would save time and money in developing landers to get astronauts to the surface and back, the 10-member panel said after meeting in Cocoa Beach, Fla. The flexible path essentially goes across stepping stones of progressively longer, more challenging missions by which NASA...


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.