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Mars rover Curiosity targets football-sized rock


September 20th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) Mars rover Curiosity has driven up to a football-sized rock that will be the first for the rover's arm to examine, US space agency NASA announced. ... Read more...

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Mars rover sends back human voice recording


August 28th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 28 (IANS) The first recorded human voice that travelled from Earth to Mars and then back to Earth was released Monday at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) ... Read more...

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Mars Landing Site Named for Ray Bradbury


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The late scientist Ray Bradbury has been given a privilege even when he is deep into his grave. The NASA agencies named their new chapter of ... Read more...

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Curiosity makes maiden move on Mars


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 23 (IANS) Mars rover Curiosity has made its first move on the Red Planet, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) said.Curiosity's maiden drive combined forward, turn and reverse ... Read more...

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NASA completes `brain transplant’ on Curiosity rover


August 15th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 15 (IANS) NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, has announced that it has completed "brain transplant" on Mars rover Curiosity.As its main and backup computers ... Read more...

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Mars rover to undergo ‘brain transplant’


August 11th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 11 (IANS) Mars rover Curiosity will undergo a "brain transplant" over the weekend with a software upgrade to prepare for new tasks ahead, NASA has said.The upgrade ... Read more...

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NASA rover lands on Mars to discover if there was life (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) US space agency's nuclear-powered one tonne rover Curiosity, packed with sophisticated instruments, touched down on Mars Sunday on a quest for signs of whether the Earth's ... Read more...

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Curiosity lands on Mars


August 6th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) US space agency's nuclear-powered rover Curiosity touched down on Mars Sunday."Touchdown confirmed for @MarsCuriosity," said a NASA tweet as its scientists celebrated back in headquarters.The six-wheeled ... Read more...

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Mars rover landing to be broadcast live


August 1st, 2012 - 6:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) NASA's Curiosity rover will land on the Martian surface at 0531 GMT Aug 6 and the landing process will be broadcast live from the New York ... Read more...

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NASA ex-consultant Darade wins distrct poll in Vidarbha


February 17th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Buldhana (Maharashtra), Feb 17 (IANS) Indian scientist-turned-politician and former NASA consultant in the US, Balasaheb S. Darade Friday emerged the surprise winner in the Pangradole circle constituency in the Buldhana ... Read more...

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Mars rover begins space research


December 14th, 2011 - 8:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 14 (IANS) NASA's car-sized Curiosity rover has begun monitoring space radiation during its eight-month trip from Earth to Mars, the US space agency said Tuesday.Curiosity was launched Nov ... Read more...

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Nuclear-powered US rover launched to probe Mars’ habitability


November 26th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 26 (IANS) A nuclear-powered US rover lifted off on Saturday morning to help assess Mars' habitability, or whether the Red Planet is or ever was an environment able ... Read more...

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Mars Rover Friday abroad Atlas Rocket


November 21st, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Space rover Spirit’s fascinating journey on Mars have been documented and released in a special video. Nearly 3,500 images are involved in the project which rolls ... Read more...

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NASA to launch Mars rover in November


November 11th, 2011 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) NASA will launch its car-sized Mars rover named Curiosity later this month.Scheduled to land on Mars in August 2012, the one-tonne rover will examine Gale Crater ... Read more...

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NASA picks landing site for next Mars probe


July 23rd, 2011 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 23 (IANS) NASA's next Mars rover will land at the foot of a mountain inside the planet's Gale crater, the US space agency has announced.The car-sized Mars Science ... Read more...

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NASA’s next Mars rover arrives in Florida


June 24th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS) NASA's next Mars rover has completed the journey from its California birthplace to Florida in preparation for launch this fall, the US space agency said in ... Read more...

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Bad breath, fart sniffer to hunt for life on Mars!


September 17th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 17 (ANI): If at all there's life on Mars, we are more likely to smell it before we see it. A new study has suggested that a chemical involved in ... Read more...

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Search for life to shape future space exploration


April 29th, 2010 - 8:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (DPA) The search for life will be a key part of future space exploration, a scientist involved in reviewing scientific endeavours in space said Wednesday. Steve Squyres, a scientist at ... Read more...

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Mars Rover Finds Strange Stuff On Crater


March 26th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena KarMar 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The experts at NASA have conducted numerous researches and have launched several expeditions on space to collect more information about the outer world. According to ... Read more...

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A Mars rover where astronauts can work, sleep and exercise for 3 weeks


March 1st, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 1 (ANI): An Illinois-based design consulting firm has designed a compact Mars space rover in which astronauts could comfortably work, sleep and exercise for up to 3 weeks at a ... Read more...

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Second stalled wheel spells doom for NASA’s Mars rover


December 9th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 9 (ANI): Reports indicate that a second wheel may now be broken on NASA's Spirit rover, dampening hopes for freeing the robot from a sand trap it has been trapped ... Read more...

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6th grader names NASA’s Mars rover as ‘Curiosity’


May 28th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): NASA has selected 'Curiosity', the name given by a sixth-grade student from Kansas, US, for its Mars Science Laboratory rover, scheduled for launch in 2011.Twelve-year-old Clara Ma from ... Read more...

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NASA releases interactive 3-D views of International Space Station, new mars rover


May 8th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 8 (ANI): NASA has released an interactive, 3-D photographic collection of internal and external views of the International Space Station (ISS) and a model of the next Mars rover.NASA and ... Read more...

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NASA invites public to vote for a name for its Mars rover


March 20th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 20 (ANI): NASA will post online nine names that are finalists for the agencys Mars Science Laboratory mission and invite the public to vote for its favorite from March ... 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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NASA announces naming contest for new Mars rover


November 19th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): NASA, in cooperation with Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures movie WALL-E from Pixar Animation Studios, has announced a naming contest for its car-sized Mars Science Laboratory rover ... Read more...

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Space radars may revolutionize mine safety on Earth


June 20th, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, June 20 (ANI): A space radar originally developed to investigate the soil structure on the Moon and other planets on ESA (European Space Agency) planetary missions, is now being used ... 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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NASA software to help Mars rover find safe sites for winter


December 12th, 2007 - 1:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): NASA has developed a new software that is helping the Spirit Rover to find safe havens for the winter and also plan where it will explore in the ... Read more...

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Mars rover frees itself from loose soil


December 5th, 2007 - 2:00 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 5 (ANI): Reports indicate that NASA's Mars Rover Spirit has freed itself from the loose soil it had been stuck in for about two weeks. Spirit had been heading to ... Read more...

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Mars rover stuck in loose soil


November 27th, 2007 - 4:20 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Reports indicate that NASA's Mars Rover Spirit has stuck in what appears to be loose soil in a region having steep and northern-tilting slopes. For the past two ... Read more...

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