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iflscience.com — A scientist argues that we have found life on Mars already. During the 1970s, NASA sent the two Viking landers to Mars. The mission provided incredible insights into the Red Planet and also delivered some surprising results. One experiment gave the first possible hint that we'd detected traces of l…
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abcnews.go.com — NASA's Curiosity rover discovered what it dubs an "ancient oasis" on the red planet, featuring some very unusual salts. After sending Curiosity to explore the floor of the 100-meter-wide Gale Crater, scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory said in a statement Monday that millions of years ag…
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nbcnews.com — In the next decade or so, it’s entirely possible that you’ll see a headline announcing that NASA has found evidence of life in space. Would that news cause you to run screaming into the street? An article that appeared recently in Britain’s Sunday Telegraph hints that Jim Green, the director of NAS…
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independent.co.uk — Nasa is close to finding life on Mars but the world is not ready for the “revolutionary” implications of the discovery, the space agency’s chief scientist has said. Dr Jim Green has warned that two rovers from Nasa and the European Space Agency (ESA) could find evidence of life within months of arri…
30.09.2019 0 comments From Alex
news.yahoo.com — A satellite zooming around Mars spotted a lone machine, the Curiosity Rover, exploring the rugged Martian terrain.  The car-sized rover, which has traveled almost 13 miles on Mars over the last seven years, is now carefully inching up the base of Mount Sharp, a 3.5-mile tall mountain sitting in the…
14.07.2019 0 comments From Alex
space.com — A small space rock crashed into the Martian surface recently, producing a fresh crater that researchers estimate is 49 feet to 53 feet (15 to 16 meters) wide. The dramatic feature is clearly visible in a newly released image from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO). The spacecraft has been ima…
18.06.2019 0 comments From Alex
space.com — It looks like Starfleet is literally embedded on the planet next door: A dune in the shape of the famous logo from "Star Trek" appears prominently in a new picture from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO). Even Captain Kirk himself (actor William Shatner) has weighed in. Full Article >>
14.06.2019 0 comments From Alex
space.com — A day after President Trump appeared to cast doubt on NASA's plans to send humans to the moon, a White House official said the moon remained a goal of the agency's programs as a step towards Mars. In a luncheon speech at the National Space Society's International Space Development Conference here J…
10.06.2019 0 comments From Alex
iflscience.com — There are many challenges that humanity has to overcome to go farther into space than ever before, and one of those is lack of oxygen. Researchers from Caltech have a new device that may one day be key to a solution. They've developed a method to extract oxygen from carbon dioxide inspired by comets…
28.05.2019 0 comments From Alex
nasa.gov — Although it will be years before the first humans set foot on Mars, NASA is giving the public an opportunity to send their names — etched on microchips — to the Red Planet with NASA's Mars 2020 rover, which represents the initial leg of humanity’s first round trip to another planet. Full Article &g…
22.05.2019 0 comments From Alex