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Notes from Mars 160: The Space Architecture of Yusuke Murakami

Annalea Beattie discusses the "Dare Demo Dome" designed by her fellow Mars 160 crewmember Yusuke Murakami......»»

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Mars One Delayed Its Mars Mission -- Again

Mars One says its project to start a human colony on the Red Planet will be delayed by five years. The Dutch company says it will send its first crews to Mars in 2031 instead of its previous target date of 2026. From a report on Time: The venture is delay.....»»

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Search for Alien Life Needs Human Mars Missions, NASA Chief Scientist Says

Ellen Stofan, current NASA chief scientist, said sending humans to Mars would be a powerful step in the search for life beyond Earth......»»

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Mars One Delayed Its Mars Mission Once Again

The company said it needs more money If you’re dreaming of the day you’ll get to live on Mars, you may have a bit longer to wait. Mars One announced on Wednesday its project to start a human colony on the Red Planet will be delayed by fiv.....»»

Source:  TimeCategory: TopDec 8th, 2016Related News

Mesmerizing Video Takes You on a Trip Over a Sprawling Martian Valley

Mars has never looked cooler than it does in this new ESA video showcasing Mawrth Vallis, a ravine that once carried water for hundreds of miles. Read more........»»

Source:  GizmodoCategory: TopDec 8th, 2016Related News

Mars" Mawrth Vallis - Fly Over Where Water Once Flowed | Video

The outflow channel is ~373 miles long (600 km) and about 1.2 miles deep 2 km). The indicators of liquid water in the past have made this area a landing site candidate for the ExoMars 2020 mission......»»

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India"s Mars Orbiter Mission Has a Methane Problem

The methane-detecting instrument aboard the ISRO MOM spacecraft has been re-purposed after NASA scientists uncovered a design flaw......»»

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South Park: Season 20 Finale Review

South Park's 20th season wrapped as Cartman made a shocking discovery on Mars and a Kyle tried to save the world. Warning: Full spoilers for the episode below. There wasn’t necessarily much room for optimism coming into South Park’s Season 20 fi.....»»

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Mars One puts back planned colonisation of Red Planet

A British-Dutch company planning to install a community of humans on Mars admitted on Wednesday that it's project will be delayed by several years......»»

Source:  PhysorgCategory: TopDec 7th, 2016Related News

To Mars in 70 days: Expert discusses NASA"s study of paradoxical EM propulsion drive

After months of speculation and rumor, NASA has finally released its long-awaited research paper on the controversial EM Drive propulsion system. The paper was recently published in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics' peer-reviewed Jo.....»»

Source:  PhysorgCategory: TopDec 7th, 2016Related News

New evidence for a warmer and wetter early Mars

A recent study from ESA's Mars Express and NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) provides new evidence for a warm young Mars that hosted water across a geologically long timescale, rather than in short episodic bursts – something that has important c.....»»

Source:  PhysorgCategory: TopDec 7th, 2016Related News

Drill Glitch Brings Mars Rover Curiosity to a Halt

NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover has stopped driving and using its 7-foot-long (2.1 meters) arm while mission controllers investigate an issue with the robot’s sample-collecting drill......»»

Source:  SpaceCategory: ScienceDec 6th, 2016Related News

War and Peace: James S.A. Corey on New "Expanse" Novel

In "Babylon's Ashes" (Orbit, 2016), the people of Earth, Mars and the asteroid belt deal with the aftermath of a stunning blow from the violent Free Navy, and Capt. James Holden and the crew of the Rocinante take on a desperate mission......»»

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Curiosity rover team examining new drill hiatus

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover is studying its surroundings and monitoring the environment, rather than driving or using its arm for science, while the rover team diagnoses an issue with a motor that moves the rover's drill......»»

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Hunt for Life on Mars Could Target Nitrogen

Analyzing nitrogen levels on Mars could help researchers find evidence of life on the Red Planet, if it ever existed, a new study suggests......»»

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Rhode Island School of Design works with NASA on Mars suit

When scientists are trying to figure out how to live in near-isolation in a dome to simulate a Mars mission, the last thing they'll need is an ill-fitting space suit. So one of the nation's top design schools has come to the rescue......»»

Source:  PhysorgCategory: TopDec 6th, 2016Related News

Nat Geo"s "Mars" Colonists Grow Even More Ambitious in New Episode

Tonight's new episode of National Geographic's "Mars" miniseries will demonstrate the importance of thinking realistically about big dreams while expanding a human settlement on the Red Planet......»»

Source:  SpaceCategory: ScienceDec 5th, 2016Related News

Decades of attempts show how hard it is to land on Mars – here"s how we plan to succeed in 2021

Europe has been trying to land on Mars since 2003, but none of the attempts have gone exactly according to plan. A couple of months ago, the ExoMars Schiaparelli landing demonstrator crashed onto the planet's surface, losing contact with its mothership. H.....»»

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Student tests HoloLens for NASA, gets closer look at Mars surface

Every day, Rachel Kronyak walks around the surface of the planet Mars, examining a rock or getting a closer look at a butte framing the horizon......»»

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Climate change could explain Mars" imposing topography

Mars has lots of water, but future astronauts won't exactly be able to scoop it into bottles -- it's generally trapped in ice deposits below the surface. Scientists from Penn State think climate change lasting millions of years once warmed it en.....»»

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