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May 25, 2015
Martian Reminder of a Pioneering Flight
Pasadena CA (JPL) May 25, 2015
NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is studying an elongated crater called "Spirit of St. Louis" and a rock spire called "Lindbergh Mound" within the crater. The crater and several features in and near it are shown in a recent image from Opportunity's panoramic camera (Pancam). Throughout Opportunity's 11-plus years on Mars, the science team for the rover has picked crater names from a list of "vessels of exploration," including ships, spacecraft and aircraft. The names informall ... read more
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Martian impact crater or supervolcano caldera
At first glance, the region covered by this latest Mars Express image release appears to be pockmarked with impact craters. But the largest structure among them may hold a rather explosive secret: i ... more

The First Martian Marathon
On Earth, the fastest runners can finish a marathon in hours. On Mars it takes about 11 years. On Tuesday, March 24th 2015, NASA's Mars rover Opportunity completed its first Red Planet marathon-- 26 ... more

The Moon or Mars: Flawed Debate, False Choice - Part One
The Moon or Mars debate continues despite every single report or recommendation from NASA, NRC or other independent study that point to the Moon as the next logical destination for human space explo ... more
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Exploring the 'Spirit of St. Louis' Crater
Opportunity is on the west rim of Endeavour Crater at the 'Spirit of St. Louis' crater near the entrance of 'Marathon Valley.' The rover had been exploring the outcrops inside the Spirit of St. Loui ... more


Technique for finding signs of life on the Red Planet
For centuries, people have imagined the possibility of life on Mars. But long-held dreams that Martians could be invaders of Earth, or little green men, or civilized superbeings, all have been under ... more
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Mystery Methane on Mars: The Saga Continues
A scientist has raised questions about the latest detection of methane on Mars, suggesting that NASA's rover could be responsible for the mysterious burp. Highly unlikely, but not impossible, says t ... more

Quick Detour by NASA Mars Rover Checks Ancient Valley
Researchers slightly detoured NASA's Curiosity Mars rover from the mission's planned path in recent days for a closer look at a hillside site where an ancient valley had been carved out and refilled ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Europeans eye joint development of UAV

ISRO to launch first indigenous multi-object tracking radar in next 3 months

Failure is not an option for Russian space industry

A Tough Three Weeks in Space for Russia

New Russian Super Aircraft Carrier 'Storm' to Reform Russian Navy

X-37B Mysteries Continue

Britain's commercial space project delayed due to Russian rocket failure


Curiosity tracks sundown on Mars
The sun dips to a Martian horizon in a blue-tinged sky in images sent home to Earth this week from NASA's Curiosity Mars rover. Curiosity used its Mast Camera (Mastcam) to record the sunset during a ... more

Auroras on Mars
One day, when humans go to Mars, they might find that, occasionally, the Red Planet has green skies. In late Dec. 2014, NASA's MAVEN spacecraft detected evidence of widespread auroras in Mars's nort ... more

Russian Scientist Gets Patent on Transfiguring Martian Atmosphere
As the Earth's brainpower is focused on Mars exploration, a chemist privatized space engineering and is ready to make the Red Planet's atmosphere suitable for colonists. No jokes. A Russian ch ... more
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NASA funds SwRI instrument to date Moon and Mars rocks
NASA has approved $2.6 million to advance development of Southwest Research Institute's (SwRI) Chemistry, Organics, and Dating Experiment (CODEX) instrument. The device will allow unmanned rovers to ... more

NASA Announces Journey to Mars Challenge
What do you need to bring, and how do you minimize the need for delivery of future supplies in order to establish a sustained human presence on a planet 140 million miles away from Earth? NASA ... more
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Student Mars Rover team will compete in Utah desert
A team of Cornell engineering students has advanced to the finals of the University Rover Challenge, a competition to build and operate a prototype radio-controlled vehicle that could assist astrona ... more

4,000+ Martian Days of Work on Mars!
Opportunity is on the west rim of Endeavour Crater next to the "Spirit of St. Louis" crater near the entrance of "Marathon Valley." The rover has been exploring the outcrops in this area. On h ... more

Damaging Radiation Effects on Travelers to Mars
We already know that interplanetary travel will be extremely expensive and may take months or years to achieve one-way trips to Mars and other planets. In addition to the long travel times and expen ... more

UAE says on track to send probe to Mars in 2021
Oil-rich United Arab Emirates said Wednesday it was pressing ahead with plans to send the first Arab unmanned probe to Mars by 2021, naming it "Hope". ... more

US space agency chief confident of putting Americans on Mars in 2030s
U.S. space agency NASA's Administrator Charles Bolden on Tuesday hailed progress on the manned Mars mission, saying that they are on track to reach the goal set by President Barack Obama five years ... more
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Traffic Around Mars Gets Busy
NASA has beefed up a process of traffic monitoring, communication and maneuver planning to ensure that Mars orbiters do not approach each other too closely. Last year's addition of two new spacecraf ... more

Rock Spire in 'Spirit of St. Louis Crater' on Mars
An elongated crater called "Spirit of St. Louis," with a rock spire in it, dominates a recent scene from the panoramic camera (Pancam) on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity. Opportunity compl ... more
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Hawaii Says 'Aloha' to NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator


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Rover on the Lookout for Dust Devils


Search for Extraterrestial Life Included in Russian Space Program


UAE opens space center to oversee mission to Mars


Mars Test Rover Joins Runners at Finish Line


Robotic Arm Gets Busy on Rock Outcrop


NASA Mars Rover's Weather Data Bolster Case for Brine


NASA's Curiosity Rover Making Tracks and Observations

Mars might have liquid water

Research for One-Year Space Station Mission Launched On Falcon 9

Mars rover data boosts hope for liquid water on Mars

'Dwarf planet' Ceres spawns giant mystery

Examining Rock Outcrop at 'The Spirit of St. Louis' Crater

Mars has belts of glaciers consisting of frozen water

A new view of the moon's formation

Mars' dust-covered glacial belts may contain tons of water

Team Returning Orbiter to Duty After Computer Swap

More evidence for groundwater on Mars

NASA Selects Companies to Develop Super-Fast Deep Space Engine

Nanoscale speed bump could regulate plasmons for high-speed data flow

Scars on Mars from 2012 Rover Landing Fade - Usually

Bill Nye and others discussing taking humans to Mars by 2033

Curiosity Sniffs Out History of Martian Atmosphere

Warm or cold? Mars' history takes a watery new twist

Curiosity Eyes Prominent Mineral Veins on Mars

Media Spun Up on NASA Cutting-edge Mars Landing Technology

Flash Reformatted and Marathon Completed

Rover Amnesia Event Follows Latest Memory Reformatting

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