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ESA Mars Rover Desert Trial
2013-10-04 10:21:18

Next week will see ESA’s most ambitious planetary rover test yet. Robotic exploration of a Mars-like desert in South America will be overseen from the UK, providing experience for future missions to the Red Planet.

Mars Lander InSight Has Four Potential Targets
2013-09-04 19:15:03

NASA has dwindled down its list for potential landing sites for its next Mars lander mission down to four possibilities.

NASA Releases Details 2020 Mars Mission
2013-07-09 15:28:02

Just last year NASA made an historic landing on the Red Planet with the most advanced rover ever built. Now, the space agency has unveiled plans for a rover in 2020 to extend its reach for Mars even further.

ExoMars Mission On Track
2013-06-17 15:31:25

The European Space Agency (ESA) has announced that its ExoMars mission in 2016 has entered the final stages of construction.

Mars Orbiter Finds Evidence Of Soviet Union Lander
2013-04-12 05:38:54

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter may have captured images of hardware from a Soviet era spacecraft that landed on Mars in 1971.

Martian Meteorite Reveals Atmospheric Secrets
2012-10-12 04:47:23

An international team of researchers is examining a meteorite that landed 14 months ago in the Moroccan desert for information about Mars. Traces of the Martian atmosphere were trapped in the Tissint meteorite.

Living On Mars Time
2012-09-29 07:35:47

What difference could 40 minutes make? Quite a bit, the mission controllers on the Mars Curiosity rover program have found out.

2012-09-09 23:03:01

Hi-Shear Technology pyrotechnic devices contributed to the successful Mars landing of NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) “Curiosity” rover on August 5, 2012 at 10:31 pm (PDT).


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  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
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