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UV light could easily kill microbial stowaways to Mars - Science Magazine

Science Magazine

UV light could easily kill microbial stowaways to Mars
Science Magazine
Astrobiologists who dream of finding life on Mars also share a common nightmare. What if the very spacecraft intended to find martian microbes brings along Earth bacteria—and what if they fool experimenters, or contaminate the Red Planet? Now, a new ...
Finally, some details about how NASA actually plans to get to MarsArs Technica
Seattle teen wins national Mars science competitionKING5.com
Red planet washout: Strong evidence of giant tsunami on Mars — studyRT
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Weaving for Mars: Ancient Technique Will Aid Red Planet Mission - Space.com

Space.com

Weaving for Mars: Ancient Technique Will Aid Red Planet Mission
Space.com
A snapshot of the Orion human space capsule being prepared for its first flight test in 2014. The 10-inch holes on the bottom of the spacecraft hold compression pads that need to be good insulators and also very structurally strong. NASA is working ...


Scientists are naming locations on Mars after iconic Maine towns, landmarks - WGME

WGME

Scientists are naming locations on Mars after iconic Maine towns, landmarks
WGME
Curiosity first entered the Bar Harbor quad on Oct. 25, or Sol 1500 — Sol is the equivalent of one day on Mars. Tuesday of this week represented Sol 1651. Most of the Mars rover's days are documented with pictures and updates on a public blog operated ...

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Support the Search for Life on Mars - SETI Institute

SETI Institute

Support the Search for Life on Mars
SETI Institute
Nathalie Cabrol, senior research scientist and director of the Carl Sagan Center at the SETI Institute, has been to one of the most remote and extreme environments on Earth – the high Andes of Chile, at altitudes of 9,000 to 20,000 feet. This region is ...


Musk diving into minds while reaching for Mars - Space Daily

Musk diving into minds while reaching for Mars
Space Daily
Not content to reach for Mars and dethrone fossil fuels, tech entrepreneur Elon Musk on Tuesday is turning his focus to delving into people's minds. In a message fired off Tuesday on Twitter, Musk appeared to confirm he is creating a startup called ...

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VIDEO: EdWatch: Massive Mars map has Christina students considering space exploration careers - WDEL 1150AM

WDEL 1150AM

VIDEO: EdWatch: Massive Mars map has Christina students considering space exploration careers
WDEL 1150AM
"My students, right now, are driving rovers on Mars, so they've had to calibrate their rovers and choose the speed and targets that they want to go and visit," said Dooley. The map is 25'-by-25'--too large for any classroom--and Jennie E. Smith ...


India's Mars Orbiter Views Eridania Quadrangle of Mars - Space Ref (press release)

Space Ref (press release)

India's Mars Orbiter Views Eridania Quadrangle of Mars
Space Ref (press release)
This image covers about 310 km x 310 km area with 154 m per pixel resolution in Eridania quadrangle of Mars, adjacent to Mare Cimmerium on it right and Muller crate to its left in the southern hemisphere at areographic region centered around (24 S, 133 E).


MarsFest 2017: Understanding how Death Valley National Park is a ... - SETI Institute

SETI Institute

MarsFest 2017: Understanding how Death Valley National Park is a ...
SETI Institute
Death Valley National Park is a lot like Mars was three billion years ago. Death Valley is the hottest place on Earth and the driest place in North America, with ...

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Something worrying has been spotted on Mars - BABW News

BABW News

Something worrying has been spotted on Mars
BABW News
Scientists at NASA have reported a concerning sign from the surface of the Red Planet based on images taken by the Mars Curiosity rover. It appears that the rover has developed cracks in its wheels after its 10-mile journey on the surface of Mars, and ...

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Scientists say thinning atmosphere drove the drying and cooling of Mars - Spaceflight Now

Spaceflight Now

Scientists say thinning atmosphere drove the drying and cooling of Mars
Spaceflight Now
Data collected by NASA's MAVEN spacecraft in its first two years at Mars confirm suspicions that the solar wind is blasting away the planet's atmosphere and helped transform the world from a warmer, wetter and potentially habitable world into the ...

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