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2010-10-20 08:40:00

For the chance to watch the sun rise over Olympus Mons, or maybe take a stroll across the vast plains of the Vastitas Borealis, would you sign on for a one-way flight to Mars?

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2010-06-22 07:00:00

A team of University of Alberta engineering students has proven themselves other-worldly with their winning design for a machine meant to work on Mars.

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2010-05-19 06:55:00

Six men are about to embark on a 520-day simulated journey to the Red Planet in a sealed-off module that will test how long it takes for isolation to affect humans.

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2009-03-30 10:55:00

A simulated manned mission to Mars, scheduled to start on Tuesday, will see six European and Russian volunteers locked up in a capsule in Moscow for over three months to simulate the conditions of a trip to the Red Planet.

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2007-06-20 00:30:00

ESA is preparing for future human exploration missions to Mars. We are currently looking for volunteers to take part in a 520-day simulated Mars mission.

2007-04-13 06:00:00

The specter of the Red Planet descends today on Red Oak Middle School. The school's sixth-grade students have been busily erecting Marsville, a colony they designed to be habitable by humans in the harsh environment of Mars.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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