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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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2009-06-05 07:09:18

The High Resolution Stereo Camera on ESA’s Mars Express orbiter has obtained images of Hephaestus Fossae, a region on Mars dotted with craters and channel systems.

2009-02-10 12:47:09

The European Space Agency says it is extending the operations of its Mars Express, Venus Express and Cluster missions until at least Dec. 31. The ESA said the Mars Express spacecraft, launched in 2003, has produced breathtaking, high-resolution images of the planet's surface in 3-D and in color.

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2009-02-10 08:45:00

ESA’s Science Program Committee has extended the operations of ESA’s Mars Express, Venus Express and Cluster missions until December 31, 2009.

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2008-12-18 09:20:00

According to New Scientist, Britain’s unlucky Mars probe, Beagle 2, may have met its end due to a miscalculation.

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2008-12-15 11:08:17

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Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.