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First TV Image of Mars

(PhysOrg.com) -- A 'real-time data translator' machine converted a Mariner 4 digital image data into numbers printed on strips of paper.

dateJun 27, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Opportunity finds possible meteorite

(PhysOrg.com) -- Images that NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity took at the end of an 81-meter (266-foot) drive on Sept. 16 reveal a dark rock about 31 meters (102 feet) away. The rover's science team ...

dateSep 22, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Mars methane lasts less than a year

A new study indicates that methane in the atmosphere of Mars lasts less than a year. Methane is replenished from localized sources that show seasonal and annual variations. This pattern of methane production ...

dateSep 21, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Instruments selected for Mars

ESA and NASA have selected the scientific instruments for their first joint Mars mission. Scheduled for 2016, it will study the chemical makeup of the martian atmosphere, including methane. Discovered in 2003, ...

dateAug 02, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Mars was Wet, but was it Warm?

Mars is frozen today, but when it was young there may have been liquid water on its surface. What does the latest evidence indicate about the ancient martian climate? Understanding the past environment of ...

dateMay 31, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Tooling up ExoMars

(PhysOrg.com) -- ESA and NASA are inviting scientists from across the world to propose instruments for their joint Mars mission, the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter. Scheduled for launch in 2016, the spacecraft ...

dateJan 18, 2010 in Space Exploration
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