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Guest Reblog: The Face of Mars Rover "Opportunity"

Everybody knows about the Curiosity rover’s “selfie.” But that wasn’t the first Mars rover.

Amazingly, some of the older ones continued exploring the Red Planet long after their mission time was expected to expire. 135 more words

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Curiosity The Story of a Mars Rover

Curiosity The Story of a Mars Rover
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Wherever you are in the world right now, I’m a very long way away. 264 more words

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China to become ‘world space power’ by 2045: expert

By Bai Yang (People’s Daily) 10:17, October 22, 2017

China will become a world space power by 2045 in an all-round way, catching up with the US in some key aerospace projects, a space expert vowed on the sidelines of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China as an echo to the strategic goal on aerospace capabilities put forward by Chinese President Xi Jinping. 475 more words

Mars Explorers Wanted

Saw a graffiti when coming back home…

NASA is currently planning to send humans to low-Mars orbit in the early 2030s (remember the probe that… 136 more words

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NASA and Russia team up to build space station near the moon

NASA confirmed Wednesday morning that it is partnering up with Russia to build a space station near the moon.

The announcement is part of a project the space agency unveiled in March, dubbed “ 323 more words


After eight months of isolation, a Mars research crew emerges from their dome

HONOLULU — Six NASA-backed research subjects who have been cooped up in a Mars-like habitat on a remote Hawaii volcano since January emerged from isolation Sunday. 608 more words


NASA is hiring someone to protect us from aliens — and vice versa

There’s a vacancy at NASA, and it may have one of the greatest job titles ever conceived: planetary protection officer.

It pays well, between $124,000 and $187,000 annually. 478 more words