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October 24, 2014
STELLAR CHEMISTRY
Cosmic rays threaten future deep-space astronaut missions
Durham NH (SPX) Oct 23, 2014
Crewed missions to Mars remain an essential goal for NASA, but scientists are only now beginning to understand and characterize the radiation hazards that could make such ventures risky, concludes a new paper by University of New Hampshire scientists. In a paper published online in the journal Space Weather, associate professor Nathan Schwadron of the UNH Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space (EOS) and the department of physics says that due to a highly abnormal and extended lack of ... read more
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IRON AND ICE

Mars Orbiter Image Shows Comet Nucleus is Small
The High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured views of comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring while that visitor sped past Mars on Sunday (Oct. ... more
LAUNCH PAD

China Completes Country's Largest Spaceport
Construction of the fourth and the largest spaceport in China in the country's southern city of Wenchang has been completed and it is ready for launch, People's Daily reported Friday. Completi ... more
MARSDAILY

Increasing cosmic radiation a danger for Mars missions
Humans have long dreamed of traveling to Mars, hopscotching across the solar system and fanning out into the cosmos beyond. Several nations and private organizations are developing plans for crewed ... more
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SPACE MEDICINE

UH Manoa studies effects of long-term space travel
The University of Hawai'i at Manoa is leading a study on the effects of long-term space travel to humans, a UH news release said. Six members of the Hawai'i Space Exploration Analog and Simula ... more


ROCKET SCIENCE

Descent Data May Help With Future Mars Landings
NASA successfully captured thermal images of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on its descent after it launched in September from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The data from these thermal imag ... more
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MARSDAILY

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Studies Comet Flyby
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, which has sent home more data about Mars than all other missions combined, is also now providing data about a comet that buzzed The Red Planet. The orbiter ... more
IRON AND ICE

Mars Odyssey Orbiter Watches Comet Fly Near
The longest-lived robot ever sent to Mars came through its latest challenge in good health, reporting home on schedule after sheltering behind Mars from possible comet dust. NASA's Mars Odysse ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Aerostat surveillance system being evaluated by CBP

Intelsat General To Study Commercialization of USAF Satellites

Russian Bank Offers 5 Billion Rubles for GLONASS

ESA spaceplane progressing towards Vega launch

BAE Systems Australia producing more missile decoy systems

Turkish cruise missile tipped for F-35

US-led strikes kill more than 500 militants in Syria

MARSDAILY

Mars rover had good opportunities to image passing comet
NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity captured images of a comet passing much closer to Mars than any previous known comet flyby of Earth or Mars. The images of comet Siding Spring were taken ag ... more
IRON AND ICE

MAVEN Studies Passing Comet and Its Effects
NASA's newest orbiter at Mars, MAVEN, took precautions to avoid harm from a dust-spewing comet that flew near Mars today and is studying the flyby's effects on the Red Planet's atmosphere. The ... more
MARSDAILY

Comet's Close Encounter 'One in a Million'
University of Arizona scientists have their eyes on Mars for the fly-by of comet Siding Spring, which will pass the red planet on Oct. 19, closer than any comet has ever zoomed past the Earth in rec ... more
Startup in the Land of the Rising Sun; A Japanese Solar Venture - by Bradley L. Bartz


IRON AND ICE

Rare comet fly-by of Mars on Sunday
A fast-moving comet is about to fly by Mars for a one-in-a-million-year encounter with the Red Planet, photographed and documented by a flurry of spacecraft, NASA said. ... more
MARSDAILY

MAVEN spacecraft's first look at Mars holds surprises
NASA's MAVEN spacecraft has provided scientists their first look at a storm of energetic solar particles at Mars and produced unprecedented ultraviolet images of the tenuous oxygen, hydrogen and car ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Cause of aging remains elusive

Mature forests store nitrogen in soil

Brisbane Sugarbag bees launch all-conquering raids

Recently discovered microbe is key player in climate change

New Insights on Carbonic Acid in Water

Some scientists share better than others

Global consumption driving tropical deforestation

MARSDAILY

Mars One -- and done?
In 2012, the "Mars One" project, led by a Dutch nonprofit, announced plans to establish the first human colony on the Red Planet by 2025. The mission would initially send four astronauts on a one-wa ... more
MARSDAILY

NASA's Opportunity Rover Gets Panorama Image at 'Wdowiak Ridge'
The latest fieldwork site for NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity, which has been examining a series of Martian craters since 2004, is on the slope of a prominent hill jutting out of the rim o ... more
MARSDAILY

NASA Mission Provides Its First Look at Martian Upper Atmosphere
NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft has provided scientists their first look at a storm of energetic solar particles at Mars, produced unprecedented ultraviolet images o ... more
MARSDAILY

Humans may only survive 68 days on Mars: study
Space enthusiasts planning a move to Mars may have to wait to relocate: conditions on the Red Planet are such that humans would likely begin dying within 68 days, a new study says. ... more
MARSDAILY

First Light for MAVEN
After 10-month voyage across more than 400 million miles of empty space, NASA's MAVEN spacecraft reached Mars on Sept. 21st 2014. Less than 8 hours later, the data started to flow. "Our Imagin ... more

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MARSDAILY

MIT study finds 'Mars One' passengers could die of starvation
Mars One is a nonprofit that has plans to put humans on Mars by 2025, but doctoral students at MIT believe the current plans could put the colonists at risk of starving to death. ... more
MARSDAILY

NASA Parachute Engineers Have Appetite for Destruction
Engineers from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, are bound and determined to destroy a perfectly good parachute this week during the latest test for the Low-Density Supersoni ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
What a Star Wars laser bullet really looks like

Cheaper silicon means cheaper solar cells

Electronics industry gets 2 ways to snoop on self-organizing molecules

Cooling with molecules

Strengthening thin-film bonds with ultrafast data collection

Special UO microscope captures defects in nanotubes

Quantum holograms as atomic scale memory keepsake

EXO LIFE

Arctic Bacteria Show Long Evolution in Toxic Mercury Resistance

MARSDAILY

Russia May Send Repeat Mission to Martian Moon Phobos in 2023

MARSDAILY

Russian Scientists Develop Mechanism for Rover's Descent to Mars

MARSDAILY

WSU undergrad helps develop method for detecting water on Mars

SPACE TRAVEL

NASA Selects Advanced Oxygen Recovery Proposals for Spacecraft Missions

MARSDAILY

Opportunity Preps for Comet Siding Spring Encounter

EXO LIFE

NASA Selects New Science Teams for Astrobiology Research

EARLY EARTH

Making oxygen before life

MARSDAILY

NYT says it's sorry for cartoon mocking India's Mars mission

MARSDAILY

US, India to Collaborate on Earth, Mars Missions

Mars Rover Technology Adapted to Detect Gas Leaks

Four candidate landing sites for ExoMars 2018

Europe shortlists four sites for 2019 Mars mission

Sandblasting winds shift Mars' landscape: study

Opportunity's Heading to a Small Crater Called 'Ulysses'

India's Mars Orbiter Cost Only 11 Percent of NASA's Maven Probe: Reports

NASA Rover Drill Pulls First Taste From Mars Mountain

China Exclusive: Mars: China's next goal?

India's spacecraft beams back first Mars photos

India wins Asia's Mars race as spacecraft enters orbit

India Mars mission enters orbit

Asteroid named for University of Utah makes public debut

Back to Driving

CME Week: Coronal Mass Ejections at Mars

Why India went to Mars

India successfully testfires its maiden Mars mission's liquid engine

Two Martian Probes Set to Orbit Red Planet

NASA's MAVEN spacecraft enters Mars orbit

India to enter Mars orbit on September 24

India A New Contender in Asian Space Race or Technological Breakthrough

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