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2009-11-19 07:19:17

Because the first extrication drive for Spirit, on Sol 2088 (Nov 17), stopped as soon as it began due to an exceeded tilt limit, the plan for an extrication drive on Sol 2090 (Nov 19) will essentially be a repeat of the first drive plan, but with improved rover attitude knowledge.

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2009-11-05 07:15:00

Winter images of NASA's Phoenix Lander showing the lander shrouded in dry-ice frost on Mars have been captured with the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment, or HiRISE camera, aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

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2009-10-28 06:25:00

An armada of robots may one day fly above the mountain tops of Saturn's moon Titan, cross its vast dunes and sail in its liquid lakes.

2009-09-28 11:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- For the twelfth consecutive year, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is a leading sponsor of "The Year In Space" Calendar, featuring images and information from the past, present and future of space exploration and astronomical discovery.

2009-09-24 13:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has revealed frozen water hiding just below the surface of mid-latitude Mars.

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2009-09-24 14:30:00

NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has discovered water that could be 99 percent pure in craters halfway between the north pole and equator of Mars.

2009-09-23 14:21:19

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., will host a media teleconference at noon PDT on Thursday, Sept. 24, to discuss new research results from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

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2009-09-23 06:45:43

New, three-dimensional imaging of Martian north-polar ice layers by a radar instrument on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is consistent with theoretical models of Martian climate swings during the past few million years.

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2009-09-03 09:17:06

NASA says thousands of new images from more than 1,500 telescopic observations by its Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have been released. The images, taken in high resolution, show a wide range of gullies, dunes, craters, geological layering and other features on the Red Planet, NASA said. The spacecraft's High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment camera recorded the images from April through early August, the space agency said.

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2009-09-03 06:22:27

Thousands of newly released images from more than 1,500 telescopic observations by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter show a wide range of gullies, dunes, craters, geological layering and other features on the Red Planet.


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