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Europe's ExoMars Missions Are Go - Finally
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, Europe, Mars, solar system )

- 3 days ago -
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.
In 40 Million Years, Mars May Have a Ring (and One Fewer Moon)
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, Planetary Rings, Phobos, scientists )

- 5 days ago -
Phobos, one of the two small moons orbiting Mars. The moon is spiraling closer and closer to the Red Planet. A new study suggests that pieces of Phobos will get a second life as a ring around Mars.
Manned Mission to Mars Must Not Ignore Human Struggles, Expert Stresses
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, Mars, Solar System, planets, psychology )

- 6 days ago -
A successful crewed Mars campaign must recognize, and take pains to ameliorate, the psychological and cultural challenges that Red Planet pioneers will face, a prominent space architect says.
First Flowers to Bloom in Space Aboard the International Space Station
Science & Tech  (tags: astronauts, atmosphere recycling, food, interesting, ISS, Mars, nasa, news, space )

- 9 days ago -
Astronauts are growing quick-sprouting Zinnia flowers on the ISS to determine how to grow flowering veggies, like tomatoes. Growing veggies for food is crucial for the manned Mars mission, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
NASA Mission Reveals Speed of Solar Wind Stripping Martian Atmosphere
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, Atmosphere, NASA, MAVEN mission, Solar wind, Environment )

- 23 days ago -
The latest update from NASAâEUR(TM)s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission
A New Generation of Weird-Looking Space Suits Will Take Us to Mars
Science & Tech  (tags: Spacesuits, MIT, Mars, Biosuit, Space travel, Astronauts, New technology )

- 24 days ago -
Here are the beginnings of the spacesuits of the future, pressurization is from the material itself instead of gas.
What WeâEUR(TM)Ll Eat, Drink and Breathe on Mars
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, settlement, life, space, science, concept, discovery, habitat, nasa )

- 36 days ago -
see my 1st comment for the full report
Nasa Plans to Set Up Mars Colonies By 2030
Science & Tech  (tags: world, news, humans, space, nasa, Mars colonization, mars )

- 49 days ago -
Nasa has said that it plans to have humans living on Mars in the next few decades. Moving to have "Earth Independent" colonies on the Red Planet will be the end point of years of research, the agency has said, but it plans for that to be complete by the 2
NASA Confirms Signs of Water Flowing on Mars, Possible Niches for Life
Science & Tech  (tags: nasa, discovery, astronomy, space, mars )

- 62 days ago -
Could this mean there is life on Mars?
NASA Scientists Just Discovered Liquid Water on Mars | Mother Jones
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, exploration, liquid surface water, ice, NASA, satellite images )

- 62 days ago -
NASA scientists announced that satellite images have revealed traces of liquid water on Mars' surface. The water is salty, which keeps it from quickly freezing or evaporating. Mars having Ice was known before, but this is Liquid Surface Water.
NASA Confirms: Mars Has Liquid Water
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, NASA, SciTech, Science, Space )

- 62 days ago -
The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has verified that the dark, seasonal streaks that have appeared on Mars' surface come from briny water flows.
Buzz Aldrin Is Drawing Up Plans to Colonise Mars in 25 Years
Science & Tech  (tags: space, exploration, Mars, Aldrin, Moon, NASA, USA, science, space, technology )

- 91 days ago -
let's hope his plans become reality before 2040 !!!
Life "Not As We Know It" Could Exist On Mars, Titan And Other Worlds
Science & Tech  (tags: science, life, Extraterrestrial Life, astronomy, space, nasa, Titan, Mars )

- 92 days ago -
It is looking increasing unlikely that we are alone in the universe, but our current theories for extraterrestrial life are based on one key condition:
Hang Gliders on Mars: So Crazy It Just Might Work
Science & Tech  (tags: Aerospace Corporation, astronomy, exploration, interesting, Jet Propulsion Lab, Mars, nasa, news, NewTechnology, Planetary Science Institute, science, space )

- 192 days ago -
An innovative project called MARSDROP would send tiny probes attached to gliders to allow these small robots to explore south polar water geysers, volcanic regions and glaciers on Mars, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Study Reveals How Traveling To Mars Could Damage Astronaut's Brains
Science & Tech  (tags: science, discovery, astronomy, space, Mars, cosmic rays, research, nasa, humans )

- 211 days ago -
To observe changes to the brain that may occur en route to the Red Planet, researchers exposed mice to charged particles like those found in galactic cosmic rays.

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