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New Mars movie reveals red planet’s blue sunset


December 23rd, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): America's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has shot a Mars movie clip, which reveals the red planet's bluish sunset and another clip that shows the silhouette of the moon ... Read more...

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Silica on mars volcano indicates wet and cozy past on ‘Red Planet’


November 1st, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 01 (ANI): Three billion years old light-coloured piles of hydrated silica on a volcanic cone are the evidence of most recent habitable microenvironments on Mars, observes NASA.NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter ... Read more...

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Trapped NASA Mars Rover finds more evidence of water on ‘Red Planet’


October 29th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): The presence of water on Mars has become more evident, suggests a new NASA finding.Scientists have revealed that the ground where NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit became stuck ... Read more...

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NASA’s Spirit Mars Rover may not call home


July 31st, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Mars Exploration Rover Spirit has not contacted NASA mission controllers since March 22, and the rover is facing its toughest challenge yet - trying to survive the harsh ... Read more...

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NASA’s Mars rovers set new longevity record


May 20th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Project has set a longevity record on the Red Planet.The Opportunity rover will surpass the duration record set by NASA's Viking 1 Lander, which ... Read more...

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NASA Asserts That The Reports Of The Evidence Of Life On Mars Are Definitely Incorrect


May 1st, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 1, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Regardless of current information generated by the media that NASA has unearthed verification of life on Mars, the American space agency has divulged that corroboration ... Read more...

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Vast fields of gypsum on Mars can provide evidence if life existed


May 1st, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 1 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that if it is ever to be proved that life had existed on Mars, the evidence might be found in the vast fields of gypsum ... Read more...

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NASA’s Mars rover Spirit begins new chapter


January 30th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) After six years of unprecedented exploration, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit will no longer be a fully mobile robot. NASA has designated the once-roving scientific explorer a stationary ... Read more...

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NASA’s Mars Explorer Spirit now a stationary science platform


January 27th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 27 (ANI): Reports indicate that NASA has designated the once-moving Mars Exploration Rover Spirit a stationary science platform after efforts during the past several months to free it from a ... Read more...

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Scientists get an “Opportunity” to see interior of Mars


January 22nd, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 22 (ANI): NASA's Mars exploration rover Opportunity is allowing scientists to get a glimpse into the interior of Mars.Perched on a rippled Martian plain, a dark rock not much ... Read more...

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NASA orbiter shows angled view of Martian crater


August 13th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 13 (ANI): The high-resolution camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has returned a dramatic oblique view of the Martian crater that a rover explored for two years.The new view of ... Read more...

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Victoria Crater unveils Mars’ wild, windy and wet past


May 22nd, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) A two-year exploration of Victoria Crater on Mars by the rover Opportunity has thrown up more evidence of the red planet's wild, windy and wet past. Victoria Crater, ... Read more...

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Mars was windy, wet and wild in ancient times


May 22nd, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): The instruments aboard the Rover Opportunity, which are studying the Victoria Crater on Mars, has revealed more evidence of the red planet's windy, wet and wild past.According ... Read more...

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Soft soil puts NASA’s Spirit in danger on Mars


May 12th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Reports indicate that the five wheels that still rotate on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit have been slipping severely in soft soil during recent attempts to drive, sinking ... Read more...

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Mars exploration rover Spirit resumes driving


April 25th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): For the first time since April 8, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit went on a drive on April 23.The drive took Spirit about 1.7 meters (5.6 feet) toward ... Read more...

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NASA’s Spirit faces computer glitches on Mars


April 14th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): The team operating NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit has determined that barring computer reboots, the vehicle is doing fine.The researchers are studying are diagnosing why the rover apparently ... Read more...

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Loose soil forces NASA’’s Mars rover Spirit to change route to summer destination


March 8th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 8 (ANI): Loose soil piled against the northern edge of a low plateau called "Home Plate" has blocked NASA''s Mars Exploration Rover Spirit from taking the shortest route toward ... Read more...

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Mars Rover team diagnosing unexpected behavior


January 29th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Pasadena (California, US), Jan.29 (ANI): A team operating NASA''s Mars Exploration Rover Spirit plans diagnostic tests this week after Spirit did not report some of its weekend activities, including a request ... Read more...

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Martian winds make rocks roll to form organized patterns


January 10th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 10 (ANI): A new research has determined that rocks on Mars are on the move, rolling into the wind and forming organized patterns. Images taken by the Mars Exploration Rover ... Read more...

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Mars rover Spirit recovering after hazardous dust storm


November 15th, 2008 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15 (ANI): Reports indicate that the Mars rover Spirit is still working and is slowly recharging its batteries after a weekend dust storm that caused the crafts power levels ... Read more...

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NASAs Mars Rover Opportunity back on flat ground


August 30th, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 30 (ANI): NASAs Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is back on flat ground, by climbing out of the large crater that it had been examining from the inside on the ... Read more...

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NASA rover on its way out of Martian crater


August 27th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 27 (ANI): NASAs Mars Exploration rover Opportunity is heading back out to the Red Planets surrounding plains nearly a year after descending into a large Martian crater to examine ... Read more...

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New GPS-like system for the moon on the anvil


July 22nd, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): American space agency NASA has commissioned leading Ohio State University researcher Ron Li to develop a new navigation system that will work like the global positioning system ... Read more...

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Water on ancient Mars may have been too salty to support life


May 30th, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 30 (ANI): A new analysis of Martian rock, that had earlier given hints of water on the Red Planet, has suggested that the water was more likely a thick ... Read more...

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Silica deposits on Mars may contain preserved traces of ancient Martian life


May 23rd, 2008 - 12:20 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 23 (ANI): The Mars Exploration Rover Spirit has found deposits of pure silica on the Red Planet, which is similar to hot spring deposits seen at the Yellowstone National ... Read more...

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