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By admin On Sunday, February 16th, 2014
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New Evidence For Ancient Ocean on Mars

Image by jasonb42882 The idea has been hotly debated among scientists for the past 20 years, ever since Viking Orbiter images revealed possible ancient shorelines near the pole. Later findings even suggested that More...

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By admin On Sunday, February 16th, 2014
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NASA claims to have solved the mystery of the ‘jelly doughnut’ on Mars

Image credit: NASA NASA has solved the mystery of a ‘jelly doughnut’ rock that appeared on the Martian surface – and says it was just a rolling stone. The white-rimmed, red-centered rock caused More...

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By admin On Saturday, February 15th, 2014
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Entrepreneurs on the Moon? NASA Takes a Step in That Direction.

Image by jurvetson How cool would it be to do business in outer space some day? Making a buck on the moon, and even on Mars, too, might not be as far off as you’d think. Not now that NASA is taking some serious More...

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By admin On Thursday, February 13th, 2014
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NASA images show possible flowing water on Mars

Image: Nasa Scientists at the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) say new clues have emerged about the presence of flowing water on the surface of Mars. NASA’s spacecraft orbiting Mars took More...

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By admin On Thursday, February 13th, 2014
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NASA Moves Longest-Serving Mars Spacecraft for New Observations

Image credit: NASA NASA’s Mars Odyssey spacecraft has tweaked its orbit to help scientists make the first systematic observations of how morning fogs, clouds and surface frost develop in different seasons More...

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By Chris Williams On Tuesday, April 17th, 2012
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Mars’ mysterious dark regions `dominantly composed of glass`

Credit: Hubble/NASA The surface of Mars comprised a number of lava flows and other signs of effusive volcanism. Although models suggest that explosive volcanism should also have produced extensive deposits, direct More...

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By Chris Williams On Friday, February 10th, 2012
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Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Captures Image of Lander

Credit: NASA The MRO cameras have caught an image of the Lander used to carry the Mars Rover Spirit to the planet.  The rover, which stopped sending signals in 2010 appears to be covered in a red dust.  You can More...