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U.S. scientists say data from the Phoenix Mars Lander suggests parts of Mars resemble Earth, including landscape, history of water and weather conditions.
The U.S. space agency has nudged the Mars Odyssey spacecraft's orbit, allowing it to look at the day side of Mars in mid-afternoon instead of late afternoon. NASA said the change, which took eight months to complete, increases the sensitivity for infrared mapping of Martian minerals.
Heading into a period of the Martian year prone to major dust storms, the team operating NASA's twin Mars rovers is taking advantage of eye-in-the-sky weather reports.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec.
Researchers using a powerful instrument aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have found a long sought-after mineral on the Martian surface and, with it, unexpected clues to the Red Planet's watery past.
PASADENA, Calif., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has completed its primary, two-year science phase.
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has completed its primary, two-year science phase.
China and Russia have plans to send two satellite probes to Mars and one of its moons in October 2009, according to a Shanghai Space Administration official.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).