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GIFs show how we"d all survive Mars without Matt Damon - CNET

We'll all have to breathe, eat and drink when we colonize Mars. These cartoons show how we'll reuse waste and pollutants to do it -- just like Mark Watney in "The Martian.".....»»

Source:  CnetCategory: Top5 hr. 34 min. ago Related News

Dark Streaks on Mars Hold Water — But Not Much

Dark streaks found running down hillsides on the surface of Mars appear to hold water, but no more than the very driest locations on Earth, according to a new study......»»

Source:  SpaceCategory: Science5 hr. 34 min. ago Related News

Atlas V to Launch Mars 2020 Rover

NASA's next Mars rover will fly on the same version of the launch vehicle that launched its predecessor, NASA announced Aug. 25......»»

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Yearlong Mock Mars Mission In Hawaii - What Was Studied? | Video

Researchers monitored a crew of six who have been isolated on Mauna Loa in Hawaii since August 2015. They used cameras, body movement trackers, electronic surveys, and more to collect data on the HI-SEAS team......»»

Source:  SpaceCategory: Science5 hr. 34 min. ago Related News

Curiosity offers new 360-degree panoramic views of strangely familiar rock formations on Mars

Curiosity took a full-circle panorama from its exploration site on the Murray Buttes: formations that closely resemble our own backyard, right here on Earth......»»

Source:  ExtremetechCategory: Top9 hr. 7 min. ago Related News

This Week In Space: Lost spacecraft found, Curiosity 360 camera, and a new neighbor orbiting Proxima Centauri

Pan around a 360-degree panorama of Mars, see hydrocarbon lakes on Titan, and smugly congratulate your tax dollars for finding a lost satellite: it's all here, This Week in Space......»»

Source:  ExtremetechCategory: Top9 hr. 7 min. ago Related News

NASA awards launch services contract for Mars 2020 rover mission

NASA has selected United Launch Services LLC of Centennial, Colorado, to provide launch services for a mission that will address high-priority science goals for the agency's Journey to Mars......»»

Source:  PhysorgCategory: Top15 hr. 54 min. ago Related News

NASA nears the end of its splashdown tests for Mars craft

NASA on Thursday conducted the second to last splashdown test for its Orion spacecraft as the agency prepares to eventually send humans to Mars......»»

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NASA completes another splashdown test on Mars-bound Orion spacecraft

 Today, NASA tossed a mock-up of their Orion spacecraft with two crash-test dummies sitting inside into a pool to simulate a return-to-Earth splashdown scenario. The test lasted all of about ten seconds and is ninth test of a ten-part water impact se.....»»

Source:  TechcrunchCategory: GadgetAug 25th, 2016Related News

Android 7.0"s arrival is anticlimactic -- and that"s A-OK

When Google officially announced the launch of its Android 7.0 Nougat operating system this week, I couldn't help but notice something strange in the air. Not my sudden hankering for a Mars Bar, mind you; that much I expected. The bizarre part was that de.....»»

Source:  CwCategory: OperatingsystemsAug 25th, 2016Related News

What It Sounds Like on Mars

None of us will probably ever make it to the red planet but if you want to get a feel for what Mars would sound like (or hear what it’s like from inside an airlock), saddle up with this video from Cody’s Lab. He drops a camera inside a vacuum chamber .....»»

Source:  GizmodoCategory: TopAug 25th, 2016Related News

Here"s What Being on Mars Sounds Like

None of us will probably ever make it to the red planet but if you want to get a feel for what Mars would sound like (or hear what it’s like from inside an airlock), saddle up with this video from Cody’s Lab. He drops a camera inside a vacuum chamber .....»»

Source:  GizmodoCategory: TopAug 24th, 2016Related News

China"s Mars rover concept looks like a butterfly - CNET

China plans to send an expedition to Mars soon, and it wants to land a very pretty rover on the surface......»»

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China shows off the rover it plans to send to Mars in 2020

 China’s got some lofty space plans lined up for the next couple of decades, culminating with a manned moon landing by 2036. Meantime, the country is looking even further out, geographically speaking, toward the red planet, detailing a mission.....»»

Source:  TechcrunchCategory: GadgetAug 24th, 2016Related News

China reveals images and details of its first Mars rover

NASA's next-gen Mars rover might not be the only space vehicle heading to the red planet in 2020. China is apparently planning to deploy a rover of its own by July or August 2020, and the country has just released some mission details and computer-ge.....»»

Source:  EngadgetCategory: GadgetAug 24th, 2016Related News

China Shows First Images Of Mars Rover, Aims For 2020 Mission

China has showed off its first images of a rover it plans to send to Mars in mid-2020, which is designed to explore the planet surface for three months, state media said, the latest aim of China’s ambitious space program. China in 2003 became the th.....»»

Source:  HuffingtonpostCategory: TopAug 24th, 2016Related News

China unveils its Mars 2020 probe and science goals [Science]

The mission will be complex and ambitious, including an orbiter, lander and rover. #Mars #space #hardware #robot #China.....»»

Source:  PlanettechnewsCategory: TopAug 24th, 2016Related News

China unveils Mars mission probe and rover aiming at 2020 launch

China announced its ambitious Mars mission back in January of this year, then came forward, and detailed its Mars plans even further in April. China has now stepped back into the space exploration limelight and unveiled the design for its Mars mission pro.....»»

Source:  SlashgearCategory: GadgetAug 24th, 2016Related News

Test for damp ground at Mars streaks finds none

Seasonal dark streaks on Mars that have become one of the hottest topics in interplanetary research don't hold much water, according to the latest findings from a NASA spacecraft orbiting Mars......»»

Source:  PhysorgCategory: TopAug 24th, 2016Related News

China unveils 2020 Mars rover concept: report

China has unveiled illustrations of a Mars probe and rover it aims to send to the Red Planet at the end of the decade in a mission that faces "unprecedented" challenges, state media said on Wednesday......»»

Source:  PhysorgCategory: TopAug 24th, 2016Related News