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Future Mars Mission Submissions Pour In To NASA
2012-05-25 10:58:59

NASA said it has received 400 mission concepts from scientists and engineers for a future Mars mission. Scientists and engineers submitted their ideas to the Concepts and Approaches for Mars Exploration Workshop in Houston.

Image 1 - Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Spots Traces Of Older Mars Landers
2012-02-08 15:21:21

NASA said on Wednesday that a camera onboard its Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter recorded the first color image of Mars Exploration Rover Spirit's landing platform.

Image 1 - NASA Missions To Invesitgate A Hostile Mars
2011-11-19 05:40:03

NASA said on Friday that it is planning new missions to Mars to investigate how the planet turned hostile.

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Catches Mars Sand Dunes In Motion
2011-11-18 04:15:49

Images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) show sand dunes and ripples moving across the surface of Mars at dozens of locations and shifting up to several yards.

Search For Life On Mars Heats Up With Focus On High-tech Instruments
2011-08-31 07:38:46

Scientists are expressing confidence that questions about life on Mars, which have captured human imagination for centuries, finally may be answered, thanks in part to new life-detection tools up to 1,000 times more sensitive than previous instruments.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.