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Impact Crater On Mars Could Actually Be Supervolcano
2013-10-23 09:11:16

In a first-of-its-kind discovery, scientists from NASA and the Planetary Science Institute in Tucson, Arizona have identified what could be a supervolcano on a planet other than Earth in our Solar System.

First Ancient Mars Supervolcano
2013-10-02 14:00:10

In a new report, scientists say they have discovered a supervolcano on Mars for the first time.

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.

Engineers Resolve Mars Science Laboratory Computer Issue
2012-02-10 04:08:45

Engineers have found the root cause of a computer reset that occurred two months ago on NASA's Mars Science Laboratory and have determined how to correct it.

Mars Science Lab Trajectory Maneuver Slated For Jan. 11
2012-01-07 06:08:58

An engine firing on Jan. 11 will be the biggest maneuver that NASA's Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft will perform on its flight between Earth and Mars.

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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2011-03-10 06:55:00

NASA's versatile Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, which began orbiting Mars five years ago tomorrow, March 10, has radically expanded our knowledge of the Red Planet and is now working overtime.

2010-12-15 15:31:00

DENVER, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-built spacecraft, NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter has worked longer at Mars than any other spacecraft in history. Odyssey entered orbit around Mars on Oct.

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2010-12-09 13:45:00

By the middle of next week, NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter will have worked longer at Mars than any other spacecraft in history.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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