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Ancient Lake Delta Found On Mars
2011-09-02 11:36:31

The European Space Agency (ESA) said on Friday that it has discovered a crater on Mars that was once filled by a lake.

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2011-06-10 10:41:56

ESA and NASA have announced the scientific investigations selected for their 2016 ExoMars lander demonstrator.

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2011-06-05 10:53:43

On June 8, mission controllers will have the first opportunity to switch ESA's Rosetta comet-hunter into deep-space hibernation for 31 months.

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2011-03-21 08:43:14

When engineers come up with a super-strong new material for building shipping containers, trucking trailers and aircraft parts, it is a major challenge to simulate its strength and reliability accurately.

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2011-03-08 10:06:33

Nine days from now – on March 17 – the MESSENGER spacecraft will execute a 15-minute maneuver that will place it into orbit about Mercury, making it the first craft ever to do so, and initiating a one-year science campaign to understand the innermost planet.

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2010-11-23 07:30:37

ESA has decided to extend the productive lives of 11 of its operating space science missions.

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2010-08-27 08:55:00

One of the instruments on a 2016 mission to orbit Mars will provide daily maps of global, pole-to-pole, vertical distributions of the temperature, dust, water vapor and ice clouds in the Martian atmosphere.

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2010-08-02 09:40:00

ESA and NASA have selected the scientific instruments for their first joint Mars mission.

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2010-03-15 09:20:00

Images from the recent flyby of Phobos, on March 7, 2010, have been released today.

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2010-03-03 15:47:01

NASA's newest Mars orbiter, completing its fourth year at the Red Planet next week, has just passed a data-volume milestone unimaginable a generation ago and still difficult to fathom: 100 terabits.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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