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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.

Mars Express Supporting NASA During 'Seven Minutes Of Terror' Mars Landing
2012-07-25 14:02:21

One of the most complicated landings ever performed on Mars will be taking place 354-million-miles away on August 5 at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and it will be supported by the European Space Agency's Mars Express.

New Research Shows Ocean Existed On Ancient Mars
2012-02-06 10:40:33

The European Space Agency's Mars Express has revealed strong evidence that an ocean once covered part of Mars.

Image 1 - Mars Express Finds Water Supersaturation In Martian Atmosphere
2011-09-30 10:03:36

New analysis of data sent back by the SPICAM spectrometer on board ESA's Mars Express spacecraft has revealed for the first time that the planet's atmosphere is supersaturated with water vapor.

Ariane 5 To Launch BepiColombo Mercury Explorer
2011-09-16 07:19:04

ESA has now firmly entrusted its precious Mercury explorer to Europe’s largest rocket – the Ariane 5.

Image 1 - NASA Mars Tech Aids In Search For Earth's Hidden Water
2011-09-15 12:36:48

A NASA-led team has used radar sounding technology developed to explore the subsurface of Mars to create high-resolution maps of freshwater aquifers buried deep beneath an Earth desert, in the first use of airborne sounding radar for aquifer mapping.