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Launch of NASA Mars rover delayed again, 2 weeks left to fly.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) NASA has delayed the launch of its newest Mars rover yet again to the end of July at the earliest this time for a rocket issue.he chance to fly to Mars comes up only every 26 months. 229 more words

Science

2020, July 2: A July Morning Planet Parade

Four bright planets – Venus, Mars, Saturn, and Jupiter – parade across July’s morning sky.

 

by Jeffrey L. Hunt

A mostly cloud-free sky prevailed before sunrise, when four bright planets stretched across the sky from the east-northeast tree line to the southwest skyline. 736 more words

Astronomy

Short Story Review | 'The Great Wall of Mars' by Alastair Reynolds

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My brother and I share a love of intricate and usually odd science fiction that results in us having intense conversations that probably make little sense to anyone unfortunate enough to overhear us. 465 more words

Review

Mars at Home

Mars the god of war has returned home and will stay in the celestial placement of Aries for the next few months. I love it. As if a fire was lit beneath me I shot up late last week with vigour and energy and yes, a fierce aggression. 204 more words

Life Purpose

2020, July 1: A Quartet of Bright Morning Planets

July mornings open with four bright planets – Venus, Mars, Saturn, and Jupiter – that stretch across the sky from the east-northeast horizon to the southwest skyline. 504 more words

Astronomy

Science in Isolation: Tips For Life Under the Dome

Most summers, I can be found in one of two places: collecting plants in remote Arctic field camps for the museum’s National Herbarium of Canada… 541 more words

Fieldwork