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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.

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.

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.

2012-06-26 08:38:02

NASA is inviting its social media followers to the first-ever multi-center NASA Social on Aug. 3 to preview the landing of the Mars Science Laboratory's Curiosity rover on Aug. 6 EDT (Aug. 5 PDT).

NASA Trims Down Curiosity's Landing Strip
2012-06-11 13:28:34

NASA has trimmed down the distance that its new Mars rover will have to drive by getting Curiosity closer to its target spot after landing.

2012-06-05 14:16:24

NASA will host a 3-day NASA Social for 25 of its social media followers Aug. 3-5 at the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, Calif.

Tumbleweed Inspires Next Generation Mars Rover Design
2012-05-23 13:35:48

North Carolina State University researchers are proposing that a wind-driven "tumbleweed" Mars rover would be capable of moving across the Red Planet's rocky terrain.


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2005-05-26 10:41:56

Hematite (AE) or haematite (BE) is the mineral form of Iron (III) oxide, (Fe2O3), one of several iron oxides. The ore sometimes contains slight amounts of titanium. When shaped into ornaments, it is often called black diamond. Hematite is a very common mineral, coloured black to steel or silver-gray, brown to reddish brown, or red. It is mined as the main ore of iron. Varieties include Bloodstone, Iron Rose, Kidney Ore, Martite, Paint Ore, Specularite (Specular Hematite), Rainbow Hematite...

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