A new study by an international team of scientists has indicated how a different form of water transport called “levitation” could have shaped the surface of Mars.
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A new study from the Finnish Meteorological Institute shows how jettisoned hardware and Martian weather could make a dangerous combination!
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The first images taken by the newest mission to Mars have been released, and the teams behind the instruments on ESA’s ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter are ecstatic. “The first images we received are absolutely spectacular – and it was only meant to be a test,” said Nicolas Thomas, who leads the Colour and Stereo Surface […]
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Investigators have made progress into determining the cause of the Schiaparelli accident, which appears to be due to a temporary error with one of the on-board instruments.
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New photos from NASA’s Mars orbiter reveal the Schiaparelli lander crash in finer detail.
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It appears that Europe’s Schiaparelli Mars lander crashed-landed on the planet’s surface and may have exploded.
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After a long journey, the European-Russian combined ExoMars 2016 mission finally touches down on Mars.
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After a seven month flight, ESA’s ExoMars mission arrives at the Red Planet today, October 19. You can watch live here as the Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO) and Schiaparelli lander make their historic entry into orbit and landing. The action starts at 9:09am ET (1:09pm GMT) when TGO fires its main engines for 134 minutes […]
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Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Guests: Tyler Finlay of the Sally Ride EarthKAM project Guests: Morgan Rehnberg (MorganRehnberg.com / @MorganRehnberg) Their stories this week: Two trillion galaxies? Obama reaffirms NASA’s Mars plan ExoMars arrives in the coming week CosmoQuest Survey for Citizen Scientists – how can we make citizen science more available? CosmoQuest Survey […]
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Watch how Schiaparelli will land on Mars Cross your fingers for good weather on the Red Planet on October 19. That’s the day the European Space Agency’s Schiaparelli lander pops open its parachute, fires nine, liquid-fueled thrusters and descends to the surface of Mars. Assuming fair weather, the lander should settle down safely on the wide-open plains of Meridiani […]
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