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A dark and dusty avalanche on Mars

Mars may be geologically inactive but that doesn't mean there's nothing happening there—seasonal changes on the Red Planet can have some very dramatic effects on the landscape, as this recent image from ...

dateNov 06, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Mars rover Opportunity heads uphill

(Phys.org) —NASA's Mars Exploration Rover has begun climbing "Solander Point," the northern tip of the tallest hill it has encountered in the mission's nearly 10 Earth years on Mars.

dateOct 24, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Martian scars

Ripped apart by tectonic forces, Hebes Chasma and its neighbouring network of canyons bear the scars of the Red Planet's early history.

dateOct 11, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Comet ISON goes green

As NASA and the European Space Agency prepare their remote photojournalists – Mars Express, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and the Curiosity and Opportunity rovers – to capture photos of Comet ISON's flyby ...

dateSep 30, 2013 in Space Exploration
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