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From JPL: "NASA Mars Rover's Weather Data Bolster Case for Brine"


April 13, 2015
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Guy Webster
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.

Dwayne Brown
NASA Headquarters, Washington

Martian weather and soil conditions that… 867 more words

Basic Research

From Astronomy: "Mars has belts of glaciers consisting of frozen water"

Astronomy Magazine

April 13, 2015
University of Copenhagen, Denmark

New studies have calculated the amount of water in these central latitudes, and it is the equivalent of all of Mars being covered by more than 1 meter of ice. 576 more words

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NASA Mars Rover's Weather Data Bolster Case for Brine

Martian weather and soil conditions that NASA’s Curiosity rover has measured, together with a type of salt found in Martian soil, could put liquid brine in the soil at night. 837 more words

Scientific Studies

VASIMR Rocket Could Send Humans To Mars In Just 39 Days

A new type of rocket that could send humans to Mars in less than six weeks instead of six months or longer may be one step closer to reality. 234 more words


NASA has discovered a weird, never-before-seen aurora and a mysterious dust cloud around Mars

Weird things are happening on Mars again.

As space technology improves, our ability to understand the cosmos gets better and better. But the latest advancements in satellites and imaging systems also create new questions about the universe. 397 more words

From NASA Goddard: "NASA Spacecraft Detects Aurora and Mysterious Dust Cloud around Mars"

Goddard Space Flight Center

March 18, 2015
Dwayne Brown
Headquarters, Washington

Nancy Neal-Jones
Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md.

Bill Steigerwald… 880 more words

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From Discovery: "Leak in Curiosity's Wet Chemistry Test Finds Organics"

Discovery News

Mar 17, 2015
Irene Klotz

An unexpected leak of a chemical designed to tag complex organic molecules in samples collected by NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity… 429 more words

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