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Category Archive: Mars

Feb 27 2013

Mars Fly-by video

Nov 25 2012

Martian update

The TRUTH is out there. I WANT to believe ...

I’m sorry there is no update. Just lots of speculation. Because of the way it was initially presented to the media and subsequent backtracking by NASA it’s impossible to know if we should be hopeful or cynical:

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Aug 14 2012

The end of cursioity

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Don’t worry, Mars Curiosity the rover is alive and well and on the verge of beginning the mission it was so ably designed to do! There’s every reason to expect Curiosity will perform brilliantly, and that’s good, because there’s nothing much slated for Mars after it. When Curiosity finally seizes up, likely frozen in place, starved for …

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Jul 09 2012

There’s a lot riding on the Mars Science Lab

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If Curiosity survives its harrowing descent early next month in one functional piece, it will bring an alien world into focus like no other probe has done before.

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Jul 06 2012

Opportunity stirs after long Martian winter

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 The Mars rover Opportunity stirred in the midst of its slumber in the long Martian winter and snapped this beautiful composite image.  One month from today it will be joined by the much larger Curiosity and the search for ancient life will begin in earnest. Assuming Curiosity survives NASA’s Rube Goldberg reentry and descent contraption. And a new study suggests …

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Jun 24 2012

Mars is about as wet as earth, or so says rare meteorites

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A rare set of rocks, blasted from the surface of Mars by an ancient impact, surprised scientists with signs the planet’s interior may still be as wet as our own:

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