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December 19, 2014
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NASA, Planetary Scientists Find Meteoritic Evidence of Mars Water Reservoir
Washington DC (SPX) Dec 19, 2014
NASA and an international team of planetary scientists have found evidence in meteorites on Earth that indicates Mars has a distinct and global reservoir of water or ice near its surface. Though controversy still surrounds the origin, abundance and history of water on Mars, this discovery helps resolve the question of where the "missing Martian water" may have gone. Scientists continue to study the planet's historical record, trying to understand the apparent shift from an early wet and warm clima ... read more
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Australian university students aim to generate first 'breathable' air on Mars
A Mars One astronaut candidate and a team of Western Australian students aiming to generate the first breathable air on Mars have reached the finals of the international competition that will land v ... more
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Goddard instrument makes first detection of organic matter on Mars
The team responsible for the Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) instrument suite on NASA's Curiosity rover has made the first definitive detection of organic molecules at Mars. Organic molecules are the ... more
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NASA Rover Finds Active and Ancient Organic Chemistry on Mars
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Spike seen in methane on Mars, but source unknown
Methane, a gas that on Earth comes mainly from living organisms, has been measured for the first time making a sudden spike on Mars, leaving scientists puzzled about its origin. ... more


MOON DAILY

Moon Express testing compact lunar lander at Kennedy
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Mars Mountain was All Wet
Observations by NASA's Curiosity Rover indicate Mars' Mount Sharp was built by sediments deposited in a large lake bed over tens of millions of years. This suggests ancient Mars maintained a climate ... more
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MAVEN Identifies Links in Chain Leading to Mars Atmospheric Loss
Early discoveries by NASA's newest Mars orbiter are starting to reveal key features about the loss of the planet's atmosphere to space over time. The findings are among the first returns from ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
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UK Politicians Keeping 'Options Open' Over Trident Renewal

US Ballistic Missile Defense Needs More Testing

Russia Not to Deploy Units of Strategic Missile Forces in Crimea

India Considering Leasing Second Russian Nuclear Submarine

Challenging Russia, Ukraine moves to drop neutral status

US air strikes kill several IS leaders in Iraq: Pentagon

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Opportunity Flash-Memory Resets Continue
Opportunity is on the west rim of Endeavour Crater heading towards 'Marathon Valley,' a putative location for abundant clay minerals only about a mile (about 1 kilometer) to the south. Because ... more
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Opportunity In No-Flash Mode: Kludge Ready To Radiate
Persistent computer resets and "amnesia" events on NASA's Mars Exploration rover Opportunity that have occurred after reformatting the robot's flash memory have prompted a shift to a working mode th ... more
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Signs of Ancient Mars Lakes and Quakes Seen in New Map
Long ago, in the largest canyon system in our solar system, vibrations from "marsquakes" shook soft sediments that had accumulated in Martian lakes. The shaken sediments formed features that n ... more
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200 million pound investment is rocket fuel for UK space industry
The UK Space Agency is making an extra investment of over 200 million pounds in Europe's space programme, providing the UK with increased leadership in a rapidly growing global sector and building o ... more
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Flash-Memory Reformat Planned
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NASA's New Orion Spacecraft Completes First Spaceflight Test
NASA marked a major milestone Friday on its journey to Mars as the Orion spacecraft completed its first voyage to space, traveling farther than any spacecraft designed for astronauts has been in mor ... more
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Mars is a Four-Letter Word
The recent launch of NASA's Orion spacecraft whipped the media into a frenzy. It was headline news across mainstream broadcasts and publications. We want the media to support space ... more
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Curiosity finds clues to how water helped shape Mars
Observations by NASA's Curiosity Rover indicate Mars' Mount Sharp was built by sediments deposited in a large lake bed over tens of millions of years. This interpretation of Curiosity's finds in Gal ... more
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China's ardor for a red planet
The day after Orion, NASA's new spacecraft designed to carry astronauts to Mars, made its first test flight, a group of Chinese kids created their own Mars rover at Beijing Planetarium. Li Man ... more
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Ancient lava flows could explain pie-shaped landform on Mars
If it was a real pie, it'd be the largest in the universe. But alas, it's composed of cold iron-rich rock - not flour, butter, fruit and sugar. The 1.2-mile wide circle of rumpled Martian crust was likely created by lava flows thousands of years ago. ... more

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Mars mountain may have arisen from lake sediments: NASA
A mountain on Mars may have built up over time from lake sediments, according to NASA scientists who have been studying observations from the Curiosity rover scouring the Red Planet. ... more
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The first X-ray diffraction measurements on Mars
In 2012 the Mars Science Laboratory landed in the fascinating Gale crater. The Gale crater is of such great interest because of the 5.5 km high mountain of layered materials in the middle. This mate ... more
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Meteorite From Mars Contains Alien Biomass

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Traces of possible Martian biological activity inside a meteorite

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Mars was warm enough for flowing water, but only briefly

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