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martian meteorite
2014-08-28 04:22:22

A meteorite discovered in the Sahara Desert three years ago could hold the secrets to the climate history of Mars, and may ultimately help answer the question as to whether or not the now cold, dry Red Planet was once home to a warm environment capable of supporting life.

martian landscape
2014-07-19 04:47:08

A new study from University of Oregon geologist Gregory Retallack suggests that soil samples taken by NASA's Mars Curiosity rover contain evidence that Mars was once much warmer and wetter.

What Happened To Mars Is A Planetary Mystery
2013-11-13 12:46:07

Billions of years ago when the planets of our solar system were still young, Mars was a very different world.

Volunteer Mars Colonist Gather In DC
2013-08-06 12:25:45

Forty of the volunteers chosen to take a one-way trip to the Red Planet gathered in Washington, DC yesterday to hear Dutch entrepreneur Bas Lansdorp explain his plans to build a permanent base on Mars by 2023.

Mars Rover Experiences Dust Devil
2012-11-15 14:44:39

NASA announced on Thursday during a teleconference that its Curiosity rover has experienced its first whirlwind on Mars.

Mars Rover Instrument Tastes Soil
2012-11-14 04:54:10

Curiosity got a taste of solids from the Martian surface on November 9th, when a pinch of fine sand and dust was deposited in the biggest instrument on the rover: the Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM).

curiosity soil
2012-10-30 15:05:12

NASA announced on Tuesday the first analysis of Martian soil by the Chemistry and Mineralogy (CheMin) experiment on NASA's rover.

Martian Soil Delivered To Curiosity For Analysis
2012-10-19 04:30:01

Curiosity has taken in its first Martian soil sample into its laboratory on board in search for extraterrestrial life on Mars.


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