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NASA news: What is this 'foreign object' photographed by NASA's Mars Curiosity rover? - Express.co.uk

Express.co.uk

NASA news: What is this 'foreign object' photographed by NASA's Mars Curiosity rover?
Express.co.uk
The flat and rectangular object was photographed on Mars by NASA's Curiosity rover on Monday, August 13. NASA's scientists dubbed the mysterious find the Pettegrove Point Foreign Object Debris (PPFOD), named after the location where it was found.
NASA's Opportunity Rover Still Silent on MarsScientific American
Curiosity finds strange object on the surface of Mars | Space | EarthSkyEarthSky
“Opportunity Calling!” –With Mars' Global Dust Storm Ebbing, NASA's Rover Will Attempt to 'Phone Home'The Daily Galaxy
Komando -Economic Times
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Five reasons to forget Mars for now and return to the moon - Phys.Org

Phys.Org

Five reasons to forget Mars for now and return to the moon
Phys.Org
Hopes of colonising Mars rest on the premise that we could terraform the red planet, making it habitable for humans with a breathable atmosphere and clement temperatures. However, a recent study cast doubt on the idea, concluding that terraforming is ...

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'Foreign Object' on Mars Spotted by Curiosity Rover Is Just a Rock (Photo) - Space.com

Space.com

'Foreign Object' on Mars Spotted by Curiosity Rover Is Just a Rock (Photo)
Space.com
Don't worry: NASA's Mars rover Curiosity isn't falling apart. On Monday (Aug. 13), Curiosity photographed an odd, flat object that mission team members initially thought might have fallen off the car-size robot. Indeed, they dubbed the weirdly shaped ...
NASA 'optimistic' Mars rover can survive that crazy dust stormCNET
The Mars Opportunity rover might be busted even if it wakes back upBGR
NASA's Mars Opportunity Rover Might Be Gone for Good — Here's ...Inverse
Phys.Org -Jet Propulsion Laboratory -Space.com
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Robert Zubrin wants to establish a 'new branch of human civilization' on Mars - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.com

Robert Zubrin wants to establish a 'new branch of human civilization' on Mars
NBCNews.com
To say Robert Zubrin is passionate about Mars is a bit of an understatement. The 66-year-old aerospace engineer has devoted the better part of his life to thinking about and encouraging the exploration of Mars. In 1998, Zubrin co-founded The Mars ...
Radar finds possible liquid water under Mars' surfaceWalla Walla Union-Bulletin
Myth Debunked: Does Mars ever appear as big as the moon?Times of Malta

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NASA's InSight Passes Halfway to Mars, Instruments Check In - Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA's InSight Passes Halfway to Mars, Instruments Check In
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
NASA's InSight spacecraft, en route to a Nov. 26 landing on Mars, passed the halfway mark on Aug. 6. All of its instruments have been tested and are working well. As of Aug. 20, the spacecraft had covered 172 million miles (277 million ...


When Does Mars Retrograde 2018 End? Why You're About To Start Feeling Like Yourself Again - Elite Daily

Elite Daily

When Does Mars Retrograde 2018 End? Why You're About To Start Feeling Like Yourself Again
Elite Daily
We are in the midst of a hella retrograde season, stargazers. The fact that there are seven celestial bodies retro as we speak, is completely mind boggling, to say the least. Now, we all know Mercury turned direct yesterday, on Aug. 19. However, if you ...
Mercury and Mars turn direct and conquer love: This week on the Storyteller's Night SkyInterlochen

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National Academies: NASA needs a plan for Mars - The Planetary Society (blog)

The Planetary Society (blog)

National Academies: NASA needs a plan for Mars
The Planetary Society (blog)
A new report from the National Academies echoes recommendations for NASA's Mars Exploration Program made by The Planetary Society in its "Mars in Retrograde" paper last year. Basically, NASA needs a Mars plan, and needs it now. The report, a ...
Was a Muppet Just Spotted on Mars?Live Science
NASA just found a Muppet on Mars, and Yoshi is there, tooBGR
NASA Just Found This Muppet Character on MarsNewsweek
MLive.com -ScienceAlert -Express.co.uk -HiRISE
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Initial Evolution Of The North Polar Cap Of Mars Revealed By Orbital Radar - Science Trends

Initial Evolution Of The North Polar Cap Of Mars Revealed By Orbital Radar
Science Trends
The poles of Mars host massive amounts of water ice in the form of polar caps, much like Earth's Antarctica. In the north, a ~1.5 km-thick dome of nearly pure water ice makes up the so-called north polar layered deposits (NPLD), the second largest ...


This Fearless 17-Year-Old Is America's Best Bet for Making It to Mars - Inverse

Inverse

This Fearless 17-Year-Old Is America's Best Bet for Making It to Mars
Inverse
Like all teenagers, Alyssa Carson has had to make some hard choices. But as a 17-year-old in training to become the first human on Mars, hers have been more difficult than most. While most people her age are deciding where to go to college and what to ...


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