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Thanks to NASA, you can 3D print your own asteroids and satellites

If you have access to a 3D printer, you can now output your own space-exploring fleet thanks to NASA. The space agency has posted a library of files for printing a number of space probes, asteroids and Mars' Gale Crater. For the curious, Mars........»»

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Despite new data, Mars remains a mystery

We have lots of new information about Mars, writes Alexandra Witze at Nature, but scientists are still struggling with what that information means and how all the parts work together......»»

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NASA wants commercial space companies to help new Mars missions communicate

The relay radios on two Mars science orbiters are making it possible to communicate with NASA's robots, rovers and landers on the red planet. But these spacecraft might be out of commission soon, and NASA believes one possible solution is to purchase........»»

Source:  EngadgetCategory: Top16 hr. 25 min. ago Related News

Prototype NASA robot will burrow through sheets of alien ice

When it came to life on Mars, NASA might have struck out, but it's got a good feeling about Europa. The agency is working on a probe designed to scan its vast oceans for signs of alien life, but there's a problem, namely the 30 feet of ice that........»»

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NASA to examine commercializing Mars communication relays

Orbit Mars, send data from rovers back to Earth. Today, NASA announced that it's issuing a Request for Information that seeks parties, either academic or commercial, who are willing to set up a communications relay orbiting Mars. Should the agency li.....»»

Source:  ArstechnicaCategory: TopJul 23rd, 2014Related News

The future of space: Will we see a new space race? [Business]

US Eyes Asteroids as Other Nations Shoot for the Moon. #space #space race #moon #Mars #asteroid #NASA.....»»

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America"s Next Big Space Launch Rocket Is a Total Beast

With its forthcoming Space Launch System, NASA hopes to send astronauts farther into space than it ever has ever before—to Mars and beyond. And when the first crew does leave to make interplanetary history, they'll do so aboard these rocket engines.Read.....»»

Source:  GizmodoCategory: TopJul 23rd, 2014Related News

Why did Mars die?

Earth and Mars are both so-called "Goldilocks" planets, writes Burkhard Bilger, each large, warm and atmospheric in a way seemingly conducive to life. Read the rest.....»»

Source:  BoingboingCategory: TopJul 22nd, 2014Related News

Mars orbiter completes about 80 per cent of journey

Inching closer to the red planet, India's ambitious Mars orbiter spacecraft has covered more than 540 million kilometres, about 80 per cent of its journey for its rendezvous with the planet scheduled for September 24......»»

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NASA Is Spending $500,000 To Map Mars" Volcanic Surface

NASA is giving $500,000 to Idaho State University researchers who are studying Mars topography......»»

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New solar system missions will go where we’ve never gone before

We’ve explored the Moon. And Jupiter and Mars. But the next series of space explorations are finally set to chart new territory......»»

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Geologist says that Curiosity rover"s images show Earth-like soils on Mars [Science]

Soil deep in a crater dating to some 3.7 billion years ago contains evidence that Mars was once much warmer and wetter. #Mars #space #life #Curiosity #bacteria.....»»

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Destiny beta waves the Iron Banner for new, limited-time maps

The Iron Banner multiplayer event in Bungie's ongoing Destiny beta gives players a look at two new maps: one from the beta and a second one that gives a first look at Mars. The post Destiny beta waves the Iron Banner for new, limited-time maps appeared fi.....»»

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Watch NASA"s Curiosity Rover Zap A Rock On Mars With A Laser

NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars has set off some fireworks on the Red Planet with the zap-zap-zap of its high-tech space laser. On Saturday (July 12), Curiosity photographed sparks flying from a baseball-size rock blasted by the 1-ton robot's laser-sampli.....»»

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Sparks Fly as Curiosity Laser Blasts Mars Rock

NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars has set off some fireworks on the Red Planet with the zap-zap-zap of its high-tech space laser......»»

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United Arab Emirates Plans To Create Space Program, Land Mars Probe

United Arab Emirates Plans To Create Space Program, Land Mars Probe.....»»

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United Arab Emirates Plans to Create Space Program, Land Mars Probe

The United Arab Emirates has jumped into the international space race at a full sprint, announcing plans on Wednesday to create a space program and send an unmanned probe to Mars by 2021. "The UAE Mars probe represents the Islamic world’s entry into.....»»

Source:  MashableCategory: TopJul 18th, 2014Related News

Basic Safety Is Not Negotiable in Human Space Exploration

Today there is widespread agreement that Mars is our human space exploration "horizon goal." There seems to be less agreement on how safe future human space transportation should be. It is less an argument among those who have responsibilities in human s.....»»

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ExoLance: Shooting Darts at Mars to Find Life

Project aims to drop penetrating darts into planet surface......»»

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Glorious new Mars map is the most detailed yet

Properly prepare for your next Mars vacation with a beautiful new map of the planet from the US Geological Survey......»»

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