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First meteorite linked to Martian crust

After extensive analyses by a team of scientists led by Carl Agee at the University of New Mexico, researchers have identified a new class of Martian meteorite that likely originated from the Mars's crust. It is also the ...

dateJan 03, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Mars Express sees deep fractures on Mars

Newly released images from ESA's Mars Express show Nili Fossae, a system of deep fractures around the giant Isidis impact basin. Some of these incisions into the martian crust are up to 500 m deep and probably formed at the ...

dateMay 06, 2011 in Space Exploration
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NASA instrument gets close-up on Mars rocks

( -- NASA's Mars Science Laboratory rover, Curiosity, will carry a next generation, onboard "chemical element reader" to measure the chemical ingredients in Martian rocks and soil. The instrument is one of 10 ...

dateFeb 21, 2011 in Space Exploration
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