Monday 01 September, 2014

NASA’s Mars rover breaks off-Earth roving record

??Mars Express, Credit: ESA

NASA’s Opportunity Mars rover that landed on the Red Planet in 2004 now holds the off-Earth roving distance record after trekking for 40 km Continue reading “NASA’s Mars rover breaks off-Earth roving record” »  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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Will they be first humans to fly by Mars?

If all goes well, a US couple can become the first humans to travel to Mars by as early as 2021 Continue reading “Will they be first humans to fly by Mars?” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
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Salt melted ice to form water on Mars?

Researchers have discovered that water could have flowed on the surface of Mars with the help of salt present in the Martian soil that can melt ice Continue reading “Salt melted ice to form water on Mars?” More...

By BioNews On Sunday, June 22nd, 2014
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Orbiter shoots Martian dust devil in action!

NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter camera has detected images of dust devils in action in the atmosphere of Mars Continue reading “Orbiter shoots Martian dust devil in action!” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 13th, 2014
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NASA’s Mars spacecraft gears up for maiden test flight

With just six months until its first scheduled trip to space in December this year, engineers at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center have begun the final assembly of Orion spacecraft that could take man to Mars Continue More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 5th, 2014
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Stay on course to send man to Mars: Scientists

The goal of putting humans in other worlds can be achieved only with appropriate funding and sustained commitment from political leaders Continue reading “Stay on course to send man to Mars: Scientists” More...

By BioNews On Monday, June 2nd, 2014
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NASA to test giant saucer on earth for Mars landing

What will it take to land heavier spacecraft on Mars? How will engineers slow large payloads travelling at supersonic speeds Continue reading “NASA to test giant saucer on earth for Mars landing” »  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Giant Mars volcano may have harboured life

In a major breakthrough, geologists have discovered a giant volcano – once covered in glacial ice and nearly twice as tall as Mount Everest Continue reading “Giant Mars volcano may have harboured life” More...

By BioNews On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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Ancient meteors reveal Red Planet’s early atmosphere

In a bid to know whether life exists, or has ever existed, on Mars and and how water flowed there in the past, geologists have successfully analysed 40 meteorites that fell to earth from Mars Continue reading “Ancient More...

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By BioNews On Monday, April 14th, 2014
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Ancient Mars not warm enough for liquid water: Study

Evidence suggest that Mars was wet, but it was probably not consistently warm enough for making the water flow, a thrilling study reveals Continue reading “Ancient Mars not warm enough for liquid water: Study” More...