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Mars Express Helps Develop New Maps Of Red Planet
2013-06-03 12:22:05

The European Space Agency's (ESA) Mars Express spacecraft currently orbiting around the Red Planet has helped develop new global maps.

Mars Express And HRSCview Turns Everyone Into Explorers
2013-03-25 19:03:05

Our planet has been mapped out and explored for the most part, but there are plenty of other planets out there waiting to be discovered.

Mars Express Orbiter Snaps Image Of River-Like Formation On Surface Below
2013-01-18 16:04:26

The European Space Agency's Mars Express has offered up a high-resolution photo of a river-like structure on Mars. The spacecraft used its high-resolution stereo camera last year to snap an image of Reull Vallis on the Red Planet.

Malargüe Tracking Station Inauguration Set For Tuesday
2012-12-15 06:02:40

The official inauguration of a new European Space Agency (ESA) tracking station capable of monitoring missions traveling hundreds of millions of miles into our Solar System is set for Tuesday.

Mars Express Communicates With Curiosity
2012-11-26 11:17:00

The European Space Agency's Mars Express has relayed scientific data from NASA's Curiosity rover for the first time.

Mars Express Shows Evidence Of A Glacial Past
2012-11-01 12:41:02

New images from the European Space Agency’s Mars Express orbiter show evidence of the Red Planet’s glacial past and ancient waterways.

Deep Space Antenna Readies For Operation
2012-10-31 07:04:34

One of the world’s most sophisticated satellite tracking stations is nearing inauguration in Malargüe, Argentina, 1000 km west of Buenos Aires. The new station will ensure reliable communications with missions voyaging hundreds of millions of kilometers into our Solar System.

Deimos Orbital Model Improved
2012-09-26 10:27:22

The orbit of Phobos, the inner moon, has been calculated to an accuracy of less than 1 kilometer. However, the orbit of Deimos is still not known to a high degree of accuracy.

Mars Express Sends Back Images Of Hadley Crater
2012-09-06 14:12:33

The European Space Agency's Mars Express has sent back images of Hadley Crater on Mars using its High Resolution Stereo Camera.

NASA Planning New Mars Mission For 2016
2012-08-21 04:48:31

NASA announced on Monday a new mission, named InSight, that will launch in 2016 and will take the first look into the deep interior of Mars to see why the Red Planet evolved so differently from Earth.


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