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NASA Holding Back 'History Book' Find Until Confirmed
2012-11-21 11:31:04

NPR reported on Tuesday that NASA has some exciting news about a discovery with its Curiosity rover that could be "one for the history books."

2010-05-24 14:20:00

PASADENA, Calif., May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander has ended operations after repeated attempts to contact the spacecraft were unsuccessful. A new image transmitted by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) shows signs of severe ice damage to the lander's solar panels.

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2010-05-24 14:35:00

NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander has ended operations after repeated attempts to contact the spacecraft were unsuccessful.

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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.

2008-12-18 08:09:00

LONDON, December 18 /PRNewswire/ -- - UK Consumers Look to Industry for Solutions to Help Reduce Their Carbon Footprints A report issued today by strategic management consultants L.E.K. Consulting suggests that a large proportion of consumers would be prepared to alter their buying behaviour and switch to a lower carbon alternative if reliable information on a product's carbon footprint was made readily available.

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2008-11-10 16:05:00

NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander has ceased communications after operating for more than five months.

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2008-11-05 10:20:00

NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander has communicated with controllers daily since Oct. 30 through relays to Mars orbiters. Information received over the weekend indicates Phoenix is running out of power each afternoon or evening but reawakening after its solar arrays catch morning sunlight.

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2008-10-22 15:30:00

NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander has finished scooping soil samples to deliver to its onboard laboratories, and is now preparing to analyze samples already obtained. Scientists are anxious to analyze the samples as the power Phoenix generates continues to drop.

2008-09-30 09:00:11

By Alicia Chang Associated Press LOS ANGELES -- NASA's Phoenix spacecraft has discovered evidence of past water at its Martian landing site and spotted falling snow for the first time, scientists reported Monday.

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2008-09-29 14:25:00

NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander has detected snow falling from Martian clouds. Spacecraft soil experiments also have provided evidence of past interaction between minerals and liquid water, processes that occur on Earth.


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