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From NASA: "NASA Rover Finds Active, Ancient Organic Chemistry on Mars"

NASA

December 16, 2014

Dwayne Brown
Headquarters, Washington
202-358-1726
dwayne.c.brown@nasa.gov

Guy Webster
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.
818-354-6278
guy.webster@jpl.nasa.gov

Nancy Neal Jones
Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md. 1,459 more words

Basic Research

From NASA/Goddard: "NASA’s MAVEN Mission Identifies Links in Chain Leading to Atmospheric Loss"

December 15, 2014

Nancy Neal-Jones
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland
301-286-0039
nancy.n.jones@nasa.gov

Elizabeth Zubritsky
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland
301-614-5438
elizabeth.a.zubritsky@nasa.gov… 960 more words

Basic Research

From NYT: "Looking to Mars to Help Understand Changing Climates"

The New York Times

DEC. 8, 2014


DENNIS OVERBYE

Ten thousand times a hundred thousand dusty years ago
Where now it stands the Plain of Gold did once my river flow.
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Basic Research

From NYT: "A One-Way Trip to Mars? Many Would Sign Up"

The New York Times

DEC. 8, 2014
NATALIE ANGIER

When Seth Shostak, an astronomer who scans the cosmos for signs of extraterrestrial intelligence, asks middle school students how many of them want to go to Mars, all hands shoot up. 1,584 more words

Basic Research

From NYT: "Curiosity Rover’s Quest for Clues on Mars"

The New York Times

DEC. 8, 2014
KENNETH CHANG

More than 3.5 billion years ago, a meteor slammed into Mars near its equator, carving a 96-mile depression now known as… 1,757 more words

Basic Research

The Space Program Just Re-Invented Itself

In case you missed it, the Orion spacecraft made a spot-on splashdown in the Pacific on December 5. It seems kind of old-school now, splashing down in the sea like the Apollos, Geminis, and Mercurys. 228 more words

Solar System Exploration