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Opportunity On A Martian Marathon Mission
2012-07-20 11:29:22

NASA, busy planning for the landing of its Curiosity rover on the Red Planet in August 2012, is perhaps getting into the Olympic spirit after the Mars Exploration Rover team announced Wednesday that another of its rovers, Opportunity, is on par to complete a Martian marathon.

Land The Mars Curiosity Rover On Mars Through Xbox Live
2012-07-17 14:39:41

A game just released by Microsoft gives users an experience that NASA engineers will have to deal with in real life: landing the new Curiosity rover on the Red Planet.

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2012-07-16 19:59:08

NASA's newest member to the Mars rover family is nearing the end of its journey through space, but its hurdles are all but over.

Mars Rover Opportunity Image Goes Full-Circle
2012-07-06 04:36:14

NASA released a panoramic photo of the Martian surface taken by its Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity during the winter months.

Fireworks Over Mars
2012-07-02 16:16:59

One month and a day after celebrating its independence with fireworks exhibitions throughout the country, America will carry its penchant for awe-inspiring aerial pyrotechnic displays to the skies of another world.

NASA Engineers Fix Orbiter Millions Of Miles Away
2012-06-28 15:36:33

NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter is back in business after the spacecraft found itself placed into "safe" mode earlier this month.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.