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2010-09-30 08:07:41

What will the Martian atmosphere be like when the next Mars rover descends through it for landing in August of 2012?

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2010-08-04 12:39:55

The High Resolution Stereo Color Imager, or HiSCI, is designed to uncover interactions between the surface and the atmosphere on the Red Planet.

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2010-08-02 09:40:00

ESA and NASA have selected the scientific instruments for their first joint Mars mission.

2010-08-02 07:23:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) have embarked on a joint program to explore Mars in the coming decades and selected the five science instruments for the first mission.

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2010-07-20 07:20:00

A downward-pointing camera on the front-left side of NASA's Curiosity rover will give adventure fans worldwide an unprecedented sense of riding a spacecraft to a landing on Mars.

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2010-07-12 13:48:16

NASA and Microsoft Research are bringing Mars to life with new features in the WorldWide Telescope software that provide viewers with a high-resolution 3-D map of the Red Planet.

2010-07-12 11:29:00

WASHINGTON, July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and Microsoft Research are bringing Mars to life with new features in the WorldWide Telescope software that provides viewers with a high-resolution 3-D map of the Red Planet.

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2010-06-24 14:45:00

Minerals in northern Mars craters seen by two orbiters suggest that a phase in Mars' early history with conditions favorable to life occurred globally, not just in the south.

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2010-06-23 12:10:00

It was ten years ago that NASA announced the discovery of photographs revealing gullies on the surface of Mars, something that suggested water might still be flowing on the surface of the planet.

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2010-05-04 10:20:00

A group of volunteer astronauts are beginning their final round of training in preparation for a simulated mission to Mars that will last 520 days.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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