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Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter discovers fresh meteor impact crater on Mars

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter discovers fresh meteor impact crater on Mars
Impact ejected materiel over nearly a 10 mile range
Read more Feb 6 2014, 10:52am CST
 

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Opportunity selfie: Martian winds have given the spunky ol' rover a spring cleaning

Source: The Register Hardware

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Power levels up 70 per cent as the rover keeps on truckin' The winds on Mars have been scouring the surface of the Opportunity rover, and NASA says the plucky little robot is now cleaner than it has been in near ...
Full article at: The Register Hardware 13 hours ago
 

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Our Mars Orbiter Looked Down and Saw Our Mars Rover

Source: The Atlantic

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Right now, five human spacecrafts study Mars by hanging out near it. Two do it from the Martian surface—the Curiosity rover, which began its mission in 2012, and the more-than-a-decade-old Opportunity rover—and three do it while orbiting around the red planet.  Earlier this month, one of those kinds of spacecraft happened to see the other.  On April 11, the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter passed near Aeolis Mons, a mountain near the equator in the planet’ ...
Full article at: The Atlantic 20 hours ago, 12:14pm CDT
 

The Cloud: Opportunity Or Bust?

Source: Business Balla

Astronauts, Scientists Testify At Hearing On Future Of Human Spaceflight
The cloud stocks have been a slam dunk — that is, until the past few weeks. Since the peak in late February, the group has lost about 26% (according to the BVP Cloud Index, which tracks 37 public ...
Full article at: Business Balla 2 days ago, 11:14am CDT
 

April offers opportunity for Mars spotters

Source: Peeblesshire News

Astronauts, Scientists Testify At Hearing On Future Of Human Spaceflight
WHILE the clocks may have gone forward and the long dark evenings are being left behind, there’s still a chance to enjoy one of our neighbouring planets, which will be at its closest to us this month. ...
Full article at: Peeblesshire News Apr 7 2014, 1:00am CDT
 

Video shows meteorite narrowly missed skydiver

Source: WTSP-TV St. Petersburgh

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As if jumping from a plane isn't wild enough, this skydiver caught a once in a lifetime opportunity on ca ...
Full article at: WTSP-TV St. Petersburgh Apr 4 2014, 10:42pm CDT
 

This Cornell Student Is Creating A Device To Help Us Colonize Mars

Source: The Business Insider

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Three weeks ago, close to midnight, a group of fifteen students huddled at base station on the Engineering Quad at Cornell University. The Cornell Mars Rover team had been at work for 12 hours — de-bugging, testing, and prepping their project for competition — in 15-degree weather. Nearby, a bulky shimmering contraption drove in the outdoors for the first time, leaving tire tracks in the snow. Felt hand warmers, the kind you bury in your mittens, lay on top of the rover's small microproc ...
Full article at: The Business Insider Apr 3 2014, 12:57pm CDT
 

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Health risks of Mars mission would exceed NASA limits

Source: The Borneo Post

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This mosaic of images from the Mast Camera (Mastcam) instrument on NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover released December 9, 2013 shows a series of sedimentary deposits in the Glenelg area of Gale CraterThis mosaic of images from the Mast Camera (Mastcam) instrument on NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover released December 9, 2013 shows a series of sedimentary deposits in the Glenelg area of Gale Crater -AFP photoEfforts to send humans to Mars would likely expose them to health risks beyond the li ...
Full article at: The Borneo Post Apr 2 2014, 6:23pm CDT
 

Could NASA's 2015 budget leave Mars rover Opportunity high and dry?

Source: PhysOrg.com

NASA's Mars rover Opportunity recently passed its 10th anniversary exploring the Red Planet and embarked on what scientists called a brand new mission, but the trusty little rover's funding has been thrust onto u ...
Full article at: PhysOrg.com Apr 2 2014, 3:20pm CDT
 

Mars Crater may have once held a Lake

Mars Crater may have once held a Lake
NASA scientists believe evidence received from its Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter may indicate that a crater may have once held a lake. The latest data supports theories that Mars once had liquid water on its surface.
Read more Jan 23 2013, 2:54am CST
 


 

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