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Latest Mars exploration Stories

Atacama Desert Explored By ESA’s Test Rover
2013-10-09 09:24:59

ESA’s test rover has been fitted with scientific instruments and made its first tracks in the sands of Chile’s Atacama Desert. Meanwhile, team members have explored the area to select a suitable site for testing, flying a drone to produce an aerial map.

Mars Mission Will Launch
2013-10-05 04:22:55

With the government shutdown in progress, many speculations have arisen about NASA's upcoming MAVEN launch, but the latest intel indicates the mission will fall under a special exception to get it back up and running.

ESA Mars Rover Desert Trial
2013-10-04 10:21:18

Next week will see ESA’s most ambitious planetary rover test yet. Robotic exploration of a Mars-like desert in South America will be overseen from the UK, providing experience for future missions to the Red Planet.

Mars Rover 2020 Mission
2013-09-28 04:12:00

NASA has announced that they are currently accepting applications from researchers hoping to have their science and exploration technology instruments become part of the payload of the US space agency’s next Mars rover.

Curiosity Gets The First 'Scoop' On Martian Water Discovery
2013-09-26 14:50:20

Curiosity has added another huge discovery to its repertoire, as scientists report finding water in the NASA rover's first soil scoop taken on the Martian surface.

NASA Highlights Asteroid Initiative At World Maker Faire
2013-09-22 08:12:03

This weekend, NASA reached out for the public's help in tracking potentially hazardous asteroids at the World Maker Faire.