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2010-05-22 07:15:00

Earlier this month, Mars Exploration Project manager John Callas updated a NASA audience at the Marshall Space Flight Center about future prospects for the Mars rovers.

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2010-05-21 07:20:00

Planners of NASA's next Mars mission have selected a flight schedule that will use favorable positions for two currently orbiting NASA Mars orbiters to obtain maximum information during descent and landing.

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2010-04-14 08:09:32

This spring, engineers are testing a radar system that will serve during the next landing on Mars.

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2010-04-07 14:03:49

Malin Space Science Systems Inc, San Diego, has delivered the two cameras for the Mast Camera instrument that will be the science-imaging workhorse of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory rover, to be launched next year.

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2010-03-31 14:05:00

The most powerful camera aboard a NASA spacecraft orbiting Mars has returned the first pictures of locations on the Red Planet suggested by the public.

2010-03-31 12:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The most powerful camera aboard a NASA spacecraft orbiting Mars has returned the first pictures of locations on the Red Planet suggested by the public.

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2010-03-23 08:15:00

A digital terrain model generated from a stereo pair of images provides this synthesized, oblique view of a portion of the wall terraces of Mojave Crater in the Xanthe Terra region of Mars.

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2010-03-09 12:50:00

NASA today unveiled an interactive computer simulation that allows virtual explorers of all ages to dock the space shuttle at the International Space Station, experience a virtual trip to Mars or a lunar impact, and explore images of star formations taken by the Hubble Space Telescope.

2010-03-09 11:48:00

MOFFETT FIELD, Calif., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA today unveiled an interactive computer simulation that allows virtual explorers of all ages to dock the space shuttle at the International Space Station, experience a virtual trip to Mars or a lunar impact, and explore images of star formations taken by the Hubble Space Telescope.

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2010-03-04 13:40:00

New studies of ripples and dunes shaped by the winds on Mars testify to variability on that planet, identifying at least one place where ripples are actively migrating and another where the ripples have been stationary for 100,000 years or more.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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