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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.

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2010-03-03 11:00:00

ESA’s Mars Express will skim the surface of Mars’ largest moon Phobos on Wednesday evening.

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2010-02-19 12:40:00

New measurements of ozone in the atmosphere of Mars are being obtained in a coordinated observation campaign with Mars Express and a Hawaiian-based telescope.

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2010-01-18 09:15:00

ESA and NASA are inviting scientists from across the world to propose instruments for their joint Mars mission, the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter. Scheduled for launch in 2016.

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2009-12-11 07:35:00

For the very first time, the martian moons Phobos and Deimos have been caught on camera together.

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2009-10-16 08:45:00

Direct communication between Earth and Mars can be strongly disturbed and even blocked by the Sun for weeks at a time, cutting off any future human mission to the Red Planet.


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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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