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March 31, 2015
Russia, US to Jointly Prepare Mars, Moon Flight Road Map
Moscow (Sputnik) Mar 31, 2015
Russia and the United States will work together on a roadmap to send humans to Mars and the Moon, according to NASA Administrator Charles Bolden. The Russian Federal Space Agency Roscosmos and its US counterpart NASA will jointly hammer out a "road map" program on flights to Mars and the Moon, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden said on Saturday. Bolden, who is currently on a tour of Russia's Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, added that he had discussed joint efforts to send missions to the Red Pla ... read more
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Rover Amnesia Event Follows Latest Memory Reformatting
The team operating NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity learned Thursday that the long-lived rover experienced a brief amnesia event related to its flash memory, the first since a reformatting ... more

Curiosity Rover Finds Biologically Useful Nitrogen on Mars
A team using the Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) instrument suite aboard NASA's Curiosity rover has made the first detection of nitrogen on the surface of Mars from release during heating of Martian s ... more

NASA Reformats Memory of Longest-Running Mars Rover
After avoiding use of the rover's flash memory for three months, the team operating NASA's 11-year-old Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has reformatted the vehicle's flash memory banks and resumed ... more
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NASA's Opportunity Mars Rover Passes Marathon Distance
There was no tape draped across a finish line, but NASA is celebrating a win. The agency's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity completed its first Red Planet marathon Tuesday - 26.219 miles (42.195 ... more


Ancient Martian lake system records 2 water-related events
Researchers from Brown University have completed a new analysis of an ancient Martian lake system in Jezero Crater, near the planet's equator. The study finds that the onslaught of water that filled ... more
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NASA rover completes 11-year Mars marathon
NASA's Opportunity Mars rover has become the first human-made vehicle to complete a marathon on another planet - a feat accomplished in a record time of no less than 11 years. ... more

Mars has nitrogen, key to life: NASA
NASA's Curiosity rover has found nitrogen on the surface of Mars, a significant discovery that adds to evidence the Red Planet could once have sustained life, the space agency said Tuesday. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
U.S. Air Force tests Minuteman III missiles

'Yes or no' time as Iran nuclear talks near deadline

China suspected as software site GitHub hit by attack

Spy agencies in 'technology arms race', says British chief

Air strike kills at least 15 at Yemen displaced camp

Iran talks stretch into the night hours before deadline

US drone killed two Iranian troops in Iraq: state media


India's frugal Mars mission extended by six months
India's famously frugal Mars mission has been extended by around six months thanks to a surplus of fuel on board the spacecraft, the country's space agency said Tuesday. ... more

Our Solar System May Have Once Harbored Super-Earths
Long before Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars formed, it seems that the inner solar system may have harbored a number of super-Earths - planets larger than Earth but smaller than Neptune. If so, those ... more

Mars One's CEO Bas Lansdorp answers questions about mission feasibility
Mars One recently published a video in which Bas Lansdorp, CEO and Co-founder of Mars One, replies to recent criticism concerning the feasibility of Mars One's human mission to Mars. The video and t ... more
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Could Water Have Carved Channels On Mars Half A Million Years Ago?
Could water have carved channels on Mars as recently as 500,000 years ago? If that's the case, it would boost the case for relatively recent life on the Red Planet. There's abundant evidence s ... more

Irish Mars trip finalist casts doubt on project
An Irish finalist for the audacious Mars One project to start a human colony on the red planet predicted the plan would fall "on its face" on Tuesday. ... more
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MARSDROP Microprobes Could Expand Spacecraft Mission Capabilities
Microprobes that piggyback on Mars-bound spacecraft could investigate areas currently unavailable to surface instruments, a Planetary Science Institute researcher said. The payload could be st ... more

NASA Spacecraft Detects Aurora and Mysterious Dust Cloud around Mars
NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft has observed two unexpected phenomena in the Martian atmosphere: an unexplained high-altitude dust cloud and aurora that reaches deep ... more

Desktop App has potential to increase asteroid detection
A software application based on an algorithm created by a NASA challenge has the potential to increase the number of new asteroid discoveries by amateur astronomers. Analysis of images taken of our ... more

Scientists fly kites on Earth to study Mars
Scientists of the University of Arizona's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory have taken to kites that they fly above lava flows blanketing the Hawaiian landscape to unravel the past mysteries that shape ... more

Curiosity Rover Arm Delivers Rock Powder Sample
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover used its robotic arm Wednesday, March 11, to sieve and deliver a rock-powder sample to an onboard instrument. The sample was collected last month before the team temporar ... more

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Opportunity sampling continues at Marathon Valley
Opportunity is on the west rim of Endeavour Crater near "Marathon Valley," a putative location for abundant clay minerals now only about 394 feet (120 meters) away. The project is preparing to ... more

Crossing the boundary from high to low on Mars
On the boundary between the heavily cratered southern highlands and the smooth northern lowlands of Mars is an area rich in features sculpted by water and ice. Cydonia Mensae is a region of me ... more
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Atomic Experts to Visit Fukushima in April to Check Contaminated Water

Engineers speed up simulations in computational grand challenge

Electric vehicles may be more useful than previously thought

Super sensitive measurement of magnetic fields

Physicists report technology with potential for sub-micron optical switches

Do biofuel policies seek to cut emissions by cutting food


Roscosmos: Manned Flight to Mars Will Be Impossible Without Russia's Help


NASA Challenge Invites Students to Help Design Journey to Mars Systems


Taking a Closer Look at Purple-Bluish Rock Formation


Mystery Giant Mars Plumes Still Unexplained


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Revolutionary Engine Could Fuel Human Life on Mars


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Scientists report breakthrough in detecting methane


Ceres' mysterious existence has long puzzled scientists


Research Suggests Mars Once Had More Water than Earth's Arctic Ocean

Opportunity Examining Odd Mars Rocks at Valley Overlook

Mars Colonization Edges Closer Thanks to MIT's Oxygen Factory

China at technical preparation stage for Mars, asteroid exploration

Mars: The Planet that Lost an Ocean's Worth of Water

Testing to Diagnose Power Event in Mars Rover

Single Site on Mars Advanced for 2016 NASA Lander

New Flight Software to Fix Memory Issues is Onboard Rover

How Would The World Change If We Found Extraterrestrial Life

Curiosity confirms methane in Mars' atmosphere

NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover Drills at 'Telegraph Peak'

The Search For Volcanic Eruptions On Mars Reaches The Next Level

Using Curiosity to Search for Life

How Can We Protect Mars From Earth, While Searching For Life

Curiosity Self-Portrait at 'Mojave' Site on Mount Sharp

Surviving Mars on Earth

Orion test flight yields critical data for next mission

The highest plume ever observed on Mars

MAVEN Completes First Deep Dip Campaign

Mystery Mars plume baffles scientists

Up, Up and Away! First Humans Chosen for Mission to Mars

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