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Evidence of Ancient Tsunamis on Mars
Science & Tech  (tags: Ancient Tsunamis, Mars, Scientists )

Ray
- 39 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Tsunami-borne sediments (arrow) inundate the land in an upslope direction (towards bottom-right) , Scientists think they see evidence of two huge tsunamis having once swept across the surface of Mars.
Lockheed Martin Is Building Orbiting Base Camp for Mars Astronaut Explorers
Science & Tech  (tags: astronauts, human space exploration, interesting, Lockheed Martin, Mars, NASA )

Kayleen
- 40 days ago - csmonitor.com
It will house six astronauts in Martian orbit, remotely driving robots, flying drones, and studying samples from the Red Planet in real time before landing humans on its surface. Logged in Doomwatch legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Many Fantastic Colors
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, Nili Fossae region, Isidis impact basin, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, NASA/JPL, HiRISE, Solar System )

Steve
- 55 days ago - nasa.gov
The Nili Fossae region, located on the northwest rim of Isidis impact basin, is one of the most colorful regions of Mars.
Development of High-Power Solar Electric Propulsion
Science & Tech  (tags: Hall thruster, NASA, Glenn Research Center, Asteroid Redirect Mission, Space flight, Mars )

Steve
- 66 days ago - nasa.gov
A prototype 13-kilowatt Hall thruster is tested at NASAs Glenn Research Center in Cleveland. This prototype demonstrated the technology readiness needed for industry to continue the development of high-power solar electric propulsion ...
Inside the Grand Plan to Send Humans to Mars
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, NASA., moon, Orion, SLS, space, new technology, space travel, humans, health, design, concept, discovery, astronomy, research, nasa )

Roger
- 68 days ago - smithsonianmag.com
this is a REAL project to send humans to Mars, not a gimmick like some ...
'Mars Matters' for the Future of Space Exploration, NASA Chief Says
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, Mars, NASA )

Freya
- 77 days ago - space.com
During his speech, Bolden emphasized the challenges of spaceflight missions, and provided various examples of spaceflight challenges that were considered to be impossible to overcome in the years preceding their accomplishment.
Alluvial Fans in Saheki Crater, Mars
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, Saheki Crater, Martian water, NASA/JPL, HiRISE, Mars )

Steve
- 96 days ago - nasa.gov
Alluvial fans are gently-sloping wedges of sediments deposited by flowing water. Some of the best-preserved alluvial fans on Mars are in Saheki Crater, an area that has been imaged many times previously.
Map of Mars Gravity
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, NASA, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, Mars Global Surveyor, Mars Odyssey )

Steve
- 98 days ago - nasa.gov
A new map of Mars gravity made with three NASA spacecraft is the most detailed to date, providing a revealing glimpse into the hidden interior of the Red Planet
Ten Crops Have Been Grown in Mars-Equivalent Soil
Science & Tech  (tags: research, safety, science, space, Mars, growing crops on Mars, The Martian )

Louise
- 110 days ago - independent.ie
Researchers have succeeded in growing ten crops in soil that mimics the soil found on Mars, indicating there may be hope for growing food on the planet.
Close Comet Flyby Threw Mars' Magnetic Field Into Chaos
Science & Tech  (tags: space, research, science, Mars, Comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) )

Louise
- 110 days ago - phys.org
The one-of-a-kind opportunity gave scientists an intimate view of the havoc that the comet's passing wreaked on the magnetic environment, or magnetosphere, around Mars. The effect was temporary but profound.
After Nearly a Year in Space, Astronaut and Cosmonauts Return Home to Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: astronauts, cosmonauts, humans, interesting, Mars, nasa, news, research, science, space )

Kayleen
- 119 days ago - space.com
US astronaut Scott Kelly and two Russian cosmonauts landed safely. Kelly's year in space will determine the affects on humans of a yearlong manned NASA mission to Mars and back, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Antarctic Fungi Could Survive on Mars, ISS Study Shows
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, ESA. E.T. life, International Space Station, Mars, National Institute of Aerospace Technolo, space )

Kayleen
- 141 days ago - dispatchtribunal.com
Tiny fungi from Antarctica were sent to the ISS and, after 18 months aboard in conditions similar to Mars, over 60 per cent of their cells remained intact, with stable DNA. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
There Are Spiders on Mars Like David Bowie Said, According to Nasa
Science & Tech  (tags: nasa, Mars, Spider like terrian, Science )

Louise
- 168 days ago - independent.co.uk
Nasa released images showing the planet Mars is covered in huge, beautiful terrains that are referred to as spiders.
Boulders on a Martian Landslide
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, HiRISE, NASA, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, JPL-Caltech )

Steve
- 183 days ago - uahirise.org
The striking feature in this image, acquired by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on March 19, 2014, is a boulder-covered landslide along a canyon wall
Europe's ExoMars Missions Are Go - Finally
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, Europe, Mars, solar system )

Freya
- 215 days ago - bbc.com
This initial venture will involve a satellite going to the Red Planet to study trace gases, such as methane, in the atmosphere. The orbiter will also drop a probe on to the surface to test technologies needed to land the second mission - a rover.
 

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