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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

The U.S.

2008-12-11 15:48:00

PASADENA, Calif., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has completed its primary, two-year science phase.

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2008-11-21 09:00:00

Scientists using ESA’s Mars Express have produced the first crude map of aurorae on Mars.

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2008-11-16 10:50:00

Imagine how difficult it is to control a spacecraft thousands of miles away, ensure it arrives at the right location and then get the scientific and photographic equipment up and running.

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2008-10-20 15:00:00

Europe’s flagship space mission to Mars will likely be delayed by two years.

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2008-10-16 06:55:00

European space scientists are getting closer to unravelling the origin of Mars’ larger moon, Phobos.


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  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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