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Testing to diagnose power event in Mars rover

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover is expected to remain stationary for several days of engineering analysis following an onboard fault-protection action on Feb. 27 that halted a process of transferring sample material between devices ...

dateMar 05, 2015 in Space Exploration
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Proposed Mars 'Icebreaker' mission detailed

Scientists supported by the Astrobiology Technology for Exploring Planets (ASTEP) and Astrobiology Instrument Development Programs (ASTID) have outlined the proposed 'Icebreaker' mission to Mars in a recent paper in the Journal ...

dateApr 18, 2014 in Space Exploration
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Bedrock breakthrough in Antarctica

(—A team of scientists from nine nations, led by Victoria University's Dr Nancy Bertler, have made a huge breakthrough in Antarctica—successfully drilling more than 760m through the ice to the bedrock, on an ...

dateJan 07, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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