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January 25, 2015
Helicopter Could be 'Scout' for Mars Rovers
Pasadena CA (JPL) Jan 23, 2015
Getting around on Mars is tricky business. Each NASA rover has delivered a wealth of information about the history and composition of the Red Planet, but a rover's vision is limited by the view of onboard cameras, and images from spacecraft orbiting Mars are the only other clues to where to drive it. To have a better sense of where to go and what's worth studying on Mars, it could be useful to have a low-flying scout. Enter the Mars Helicopter, a proposed add-on to Mars rovers of the future that c ... read more
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NASA, Microsoft Collaboration Will Allow Scientists to 'Work on Mars'
NASA and Microsoft have teamed up to develop software called OnSight, a new technology that will enable scientists to work virtually on Mars using wearable technology called Microsoft HoloLens. ... more

Hilltop Panorama Marks Mars Rover's 11th Anniversary
A panorama from one of the highest elevations that NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has reached in its 11 years on Mars includes the U.S. flag at the summit. The view is from the top ... more

Mysteries in Nili Fossae
These new images from the high-resolution stereo camera on ESA's Mars Express show Nili Fossae, one of the most enticing regions on Mars. This 'graben system' lies northeast of the volcanic region o ... more
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Students to Send Life to Mars Onboard Mars One Lander in 2018
The first step to establish a permanent colony on Mars could be taken in 2018 when a group of European students will send its project to the Red Planet. The team composed of students from Portugal, ... more


Team Working on Strategy to Fix Flash Memory Issue
Opportunity is on the west rim of Endeavour Crater heading towards "Marathon Valley," a putative location for abundant clay minerals now less than 1,969 feet (600 meters) to the south. The Fla ... more
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UA-led HiRISE camera spots long-lost space probe on Mars
The UK-led Beagle 2 Mars Lander, thought lost on Mars since 2003, has been found partially deployed on the surface of the planet, ending the mystery of what happened to the mission more than a decad ... more

Lost and found in space: Beagle 2 seen on Mars 11 years on
A British-built probe which vanished 11 years ago has been found on the surface of Mars, scientists said on Friday, solving an enduring mystery of space exploration. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Anti-IS coalition talks focus on jihadist threat

Ukraine troops abandon airport in bloody day of conflict

New Iran-US nuclear talks this week in Switzerland

Philippines slams China island building as Beijing hits back

Russia Ready to Supply India With Anaerobic Submarines

EU Forced to Oppose Russian Resolution on Arms Ban in Space

Journalist linked to Anonymous gets five years' prison


Crystal-Rich Rock 'Mojave' is Next Mars Drill Target
A rock target where NASA's Curiosity Mars rover is using its sample-collection drill this week may have a salty story to tell. This target, called "Mojave," displays copious slender features, slight ... more

Russia-EU Mars Research Program to Be Completed
Works on Russia-EU Mars research program ExoMars will be completed, and two missions will be launched in 2016 and 2018, Sergei Savelev, deputy head of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), s ... more

NASA Mars Rover Opportunity Climbs to High Point on Rim
After completing two drives this week, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has paused to photograph the panoramic vista from the highest point the rover has reached during its 40 months of exp ... more
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Mars is warmer than some parts of the U.S. and Canada
On Thursday, the daily high temperature at Gale Crater - a depression in the northwestern portion of Mars' Aeolis quadrangle - climbed to negative 8 degrees Celsius (17.6 degrees Fahrenheit). It was like a sauna for the Mars rover Curiosity, which is used to temperatures that often dip below minus 100 degrees Celsius. ... more

Potential Signs of Ancient Life in Mars Rover Photos
A careful study of images taken by the NASA rover Curiosity has revealed intriguing similarities between ancient sedimentary rocks on Mars and structures shaped by microbes on Earth. The findings su ... more
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Inflatable 'Donut' to Bring Astronauts to Mars
NASA is crafting a donut-shaped inflatable landing mechanism, which will become the key to sending a manned expedition to Mars, AP reports. Leaving a human footprint on Mars has been a cherished dre ... more

New Project Scientist for Mars Rover
The new project scientist for Mars Rover Curiosity is Ashwin Vasavada of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California. Vasavada had been deputy project scientist for NASA's Mars Science La ... more

NASA exploring inflatable spacecraft designs for future Mars missions
Slinging a fast-moving probe into orbit around a faraway planet is hard enough; landing a hefty, astronaut-carrying spacecraft on an alien surface is beyond difficult. ... more

New analyses suggests water binds to sulfates in Martian soil
A research team led by LSU Geology and Geophysics Assistant Professor Suniti Karunatillake reveals a spatial association between the presence of sulfur and hydrogen found in martian soil. The ... more

Isro's Mangalyaan Completes 100 Days in Mars Orbit
India's Mars Orbiter (Mangalyaan) completed 100 days of its Martian orbit on the New Year's Day 2015 Thursday, space agency officials said. The Mars Orbiter was inserted in Martian orbit September ... more

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Russian space medic who led Mars experiment dies at 64
Boris Morukov, a Russian cosmonaut and doctor who led an extraordinary experiment in which volunteers simulated a flight to Mars while never leaving a Moscow car park, has died at 64, his scientific institute said Friday. ... more

Mars mission boost welcomed by scientists
University of Leicester scientists, who are closely involved in the European mission to Mars -ExoMars- have welcomed support from the Government for the project. Following the Chancellor's Aut ... more
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U.K. researchers plan to grow lettuce on Mars


Tales from a Martian Rock


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NASA releases video of Orion spacecraft re-entry from astronaut's perspective


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Opportunity drives on in no-flash mode

Australian university students aim to generate first 'breathable' air on Mars

Goddard instrument makes first detection of organic matter on Mars

NASA Rover Finds Active and Ancient Organic Chemistry on Mars

Spike seen in methane on Mars, but source unknown

Moon Express testing compact lunar lander at Kennedy

Mars Mountain was All Wet

MAVEN Identifies Links in Chain Leading to Mars Atmospheric Loss

Opportunity Flash-Memory Resets Continue

Opportunity In No-Flash Mode: Kludge Ready To Radiate

Signs of Ancient Mars Lakes and Quakes Seen in New Map

200 million pound investment is rocket fuel for UK space industry

Flash-Memory Reformat Planned

NASA's New Orion Spacecraft Completes First Spaceflight Test

Mars is a Four-Letter Word

Curiosity finds clues to how water helped shape Mars

China's ardor for a red planet

Ancient lava flows could explain pie-shaped landform on Mars

Mars mountain may have arisen from lake sediments: NASA

The first X-ray diffraction measurements on Mars

Giving Thanks for Opportunity's Great Work!

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