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NASA’s Mars Opportunity rover getting travel tips from orbiting spacecraft

December 17th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): NASA's Mars Opportunity rover, which is exploring areas that might hold clues about past Martian environments, is getting important travel tips from an orbiting spacecraft.Researchers are using a ... Read more...

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NASA’s Odyssey spacecraft becomes Mars’ longest-staying guest

December 16th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft, which launched in 2001, has officially become the Red Planet's longest-staying guest.It broke break the record Wednesday for longest-serving spacecraft at the Red Planet. ... 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 Rover finds clue to Mars past

June 7th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 7 (IANS) Rocks examined by NASA's Spirit Mars Rover hold evidence of a wet, non-acidic ancient environment that may have been favourable for life. Confirming this mineral clue took four ... Read more...

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Evidence Of life On Mars Creates Sensation Among Scientists

May 1st, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest buzz about the evidence of life on Mars has been boosted by the reports published by a section of the scientists of NASA. A ... 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 rovers near five years of science and discovery

December 30th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): NASA rovers Spirit and Opportunity are all set complete the fifth anniversaries of their memorable landings on Mars in January 2009.While Spirit had landed safely on ... Read more...

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Inflatable robots could explore Mars in future

May 31st, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by admin
London, May 31 (ANI): Engineers have designed inflatable, spherical, and lightweight robots, which one day might economically explore vast regions of Mars and other robots.According to a report in New ... Read more...

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New rover discovery points to Martian life

May 23rd, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Could there have been life on Mars after all? The question has once again taken on urgency after the Mars Rover Spirit discovered silica deposits in the Gusev ... Read more...

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